Belfast Telegraph

Friday 29 August 2014

Electric Picnic reveller in intensive care

One person is in intensive care in hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning following an incident at Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co. Laois.

Emergency services responded to a 999 call just before 7am this morning.

It is understood a generator on a converted double-decker bus was leaking.

Twelve people were sleeping on the bus, which had been hired from a private operator.

Two other people were taken to Portlaoise General Hospital.

One is said to be in a stable condition while the other was brought to the hospital as a precaution.

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