Two injured in Kilmore Quay workplace incident

By Dan Walsh

Two men in their 60’s sustained serious injuries in a workplace incident at the rear of the Stella Maris Centre in Kilmore Quay this afternoon.


It is understood that the men were working together on some scaffolding when it collapsed, and they were thrown to the ground at around 3.30pm.

One of the injured men was transferred by Rescue 117 helicopter to Cork University Hospital while the second man was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Waterford.

The scene was attended by two units of the National Ambulance Service Wexford, an Ambulance Officer and the Coast Guard ground unit from Kilmore Quay assisted by Rescue 117 helicopter from Waterford.

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