Over 50 people in hospital after bus crash

Investigations are continuing following a serious road traffic accident in South Donegal on Saturday evening.

Investigations are continuing following a serious road traffic accident in South Donegal on Saturday evening.

Over 50 people, most of them elderly, were taken to Letterkenny General Hospital following a bus crash at Castleogary, near Killybegs.

In a statement issued on Saturday evening, a HSE spokesperson confirmed that 49 patients had been assessed, treated and discharged with follow-up Outpatients appointments.

A further three patients with more serious injuries were admitted to hospital.

Sean Murphy, General Manager, Letterkenny General Hospital, said; “The overall hospital response worked extremely well, and I would like to thank staff for the prompt response, especially those who came in off duty.”