Several injured after falling off truck after GAA match

Reports of several people falling off a back of truck and being injured have been reported by the Irish Mirror this evening.

Apparently, nine people were injured in the fall in the aftermath of a club win in Enniskerry village.

The injuries were sustained after falling from the trailer of an articulated truck.

A Garda spokesman said:” Gardai at Enniskerry are investigating an incident in which a group of young men were injured when they fell from the trailer of an articulated lorry.

“The incident occurred in Enniskerry Village this evening at approximately 6.30pm.

“It’s understood up to nine people were injured and removed from the scene by ambulance to Tallaght and St Vincent’s hospitals for treatment. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

“The road was closed for short time but has since reopened. Enquiries are ongoing.”