Man dies and seven people injured following fatal road collision
A man has died and seven people have been injured following a road collision in Co Carlow.
The two vehicle crash occurred on the Old Bagenalstown Road to Carlow at Ballybannon.
The collision occurred just before 5pm.
The stretch of road has been closed to facilitate a forensic technical examination.
No age has been given for the deceased.
Seven people were hospitalised following the crash – three are understood to be in a serious condition.
Gardai in Carlow are appealing for witnesses and can be contacted on 059 9136627