Eldery man fatally injured following collision between a car and a bus


An investigation has been launched following a fatal road traffic collision in Cork last night.

The accident, which involved a bus and a car, happened at around 9.55pm on the R600 at Ballinacourty, Belgooly.

The driver of the car, and sole occupant of the car, was fatally injured.

The man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene, before his remains were removed to Cork University Hospital where a post-morten examination is due to take place.

There have been no reported injuries from any of the passengers on the bus.

The road will be closed between Coolcorran, Riverstick and Lybe, Belgooly to allow for a collision forensic examination of the area.

Local diversions are in place.

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