Gardai investigate serious car crash near Bantry

9 March 2016, 11pm
By Tom Collins


Gardaí in Clonakilty, West Cork are investigating a serious road traffic collision near Togher Village, Co Cork this evening.

At approximately 5.30pm a car and a 4 x4 collided two miles east of Togher Village on the Bantry to Crookestown Road (locally known as “Bantry Line”) R585. The male driver – aged in his 30’s – of the car was seriously injured and was airlifted to CUH where he is described as being in a critical condition. The male driver of the 4×4 was also taken to CUH but his injuries are described as non life threatening. There was no one else in either vehicles.

The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination and there are diversions in place.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Clonakilty Garda station on 023 8821570, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station

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