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Ten people hospitalised after crash involving bus in Offaly

Ten people were taken to hospital this afternoon as a result of a collision involving a bus and a truck in Offaly.

A Garda spokesperson said the ten people were being treated at regional hospitals in the Midlands for injuries which were "understood to be non-life threatening."

The two-vehicle collision happened at 2.50pm today on the R402 regional road at Derrygowley, Daingean, approximately nine miles from Tullamore.

Gardai and several ambulances were in attendance at the scene this afternoon.

The road were the collision occurred remains closed at the time of writing.