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Youths arrested after two cars crash into river

Published 13/04/2016

Gardai said the two suspects were male juveniles and they were taken into custody at Lucan Garda station
Gardai said the two suspects were male juveniles and they were taken into custody at Lucan Garda station

Two suspected burglars have been arrested after cars they were in crashed into the Liffey.

Gardai said they were detained after they fled from a reported break-in on the Weston housing estate in Lucan, Co Dublin, shortly after 4am.

Two cars drove from the scene towards Celbridge and both crashed and ended up in the river beside the bridge in the village.

One of the vehicles ended up on its roof at the edge of the water after falling down a steep drop.

No-one suffered serious injuries in the accidents.

Gardai said the two suspects were male juveniles and they were taken into custody at Lucan Garda station where they were being held under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Tallaght Ambulance posted images of the crash scene on its Twitter feed.

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