Man badly injured in M9 crash

The occupant of this car had a narrow escape on the M9 near Mullinavat.
A MAN was rushed to hospital at the weekend following a single-vehicle collision on the M9 motorway near Mullinavat.

A MAN was rushed to hospital at the weekend following a single-vehicle collision on the M9 motorway near Mullinavat.

According to emergency services on the scene, the man sustained serious injuries to his legs. Conditions on the roads at the time were wet and windy.

He was the driver of a car which barrelled into the protective barriers along the bridge. The barriers, which are designed to withstand an articulated truck traveling at high speed, narrowly prevented the vehicle from leaving the road altogether.