Minister Naughten was taken to Portiuncula Hospital with back injuries
Communications, Climate Action and Environment Minister Denis Naughten was injuried after being struck by a vehicle while out cycling earlier today.
The incident happened on the Castlecoote Road, around 6 kilometres outside Roscommon, at around 12.30pm this afternoon.
The independent minister and TD was taken by ambulance to Portiuncula Hospital with back injuries.
His injuries are not believed to be too serious, a spokesperson for the minister said.