One hurt in Tulla tractor/car collision

One hurt in Tulla tractor/car collision


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

One person is recovering in hospital following a collision between a car and tractor last night. 

The incident occurred at around 8.30pm at Cutteen Cross on the R352 Ennis to Tulla Road.

Two units of the fire brigade and an ambulance from Ennis responded to the crash.

The road was closed for a time but reopened at 10.40pm after both vehicles had been removed and the scene made safe again.

Gardaí are investigating the incident.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.