Three injured in Dublin ambulance accident

Crashed ambulance Image copyright RTE
Image caption The ambulance was in collision with another vehicle before hitting a wall at Butterfield Avenue in Rathfarnham

An investigation has been launched after an ambulance was involved in a crash in Dublin on Wednesday.

Three people taken to hospital after the emergency response vehicle was in collision with a car before hitting a wall in Rathfarnham.

Two paramedics and a civilian were injured in the crash, which occurred shortly before 09:00 BST.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. No patients were on board the ambulance at the time.

A reserve ambulance was deployed to cover the area of the city normally covered by the vehicle involved in the incident.

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