Thursday 17 October 2019

Lucky escape as tree falls on bus and car

By Esther Hayden

A number of people had a lucky escape on Tuesday evening when a tree fell on a car and a bus close to Enniscorthy.

The crash which occurred around 4.30pm as Storm Barney blew gale force winds across the country.

The accident happened at Solsboro on the back road to Enniscorthy and the occupants of the car and Bus Eireann bus had a very llucky escape when a tree fell onto both vehicles.

Thankfully nobody was hurt in the incident and the crash was quickly cleared.

Strong winds and heavy rains saw several accidents taking place around the county.

A number of homes were also without electricity as a result of Storm Barney.

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