18/05/2016

Witnesses Sought To Fatal Road Collision In Cork

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the Cork to Ballincollig Road on Tuesday, 17 May.

A man, aged in his 20s, was killed when two cars collided on the R618 at about 8:30pm yesterday.

Another man, understood to be the driver of one of the cars, is in a critical condition in Cork University Hospital (CUH).

Four other men, said to be travelling in one car, and two women, from the second vehicle, are also being treated at CUH for non-life threatening injuries.

It is understood that a forensic examination of the scene will continue this morning, with the road not expected to re-open until later today, 18 May.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact garda.

(MH/LM)

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