Friday 20 September 2019

Motorcyclist (50s) killed in three vehicle collision

Ralph Riegel

ONE person suffered serious injuries in a two-car collision in Cork.

The accident occurred shortly before 8pm on the R630 road near Ballinacurra, not far from Midleton in east Cork.

It is understood one of the vehicle's is UK-registered.

One person suffered serious injuries and was transferred to Cork University Hospital (CUH).

The other occupants of the cars did not sustain serious injuries and were assisted at the scene by other motorists before emergency services arrived.

Extensive damage was caused to one of the vehicles involved in the collision.

Motorists were urged to avoid the area because of possible diversions and delays.

The accident came after a grim day on Irish roads with fatal collisions in Cork and Limerick which claimed two lives.

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