Two pedestrians seriously injured in Dundalk collision

A woman has been airlifted to St. James's hospital in Dublin

Two people have been seriously injured after being hit by a lorry in County Louth.

The accident happened on the Avenue Road in Dundalk at 9:15am this morning.

It is understood a woman has been airlifted to St. James's hospital in Dublin - while a man has been taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

The Avenue Road is currently closed between St Alphonsus Road and the Greenacres Shopping Centre. 

It is expected to remain closed for a number of hours.