Bin Lorry Crashes Into Dingle Shop

An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding a bin lorry crashing into a shop front in Dingle, Co Kerry, on Wednesday afternoon.

The driver of the lorry is being treated in hospital for injuries sustained when his truck hit a number of cars on Green Street before crashing into the shop front of the Woollen Store at about 13:30.

It is understood that four other people were also treated for minor injuries suffered in the incident.


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