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Fatal road traffic collision outside Rosscarbery on the Skibbereen Road, Cork on the 26/10/10

Gardai in Clonakilty are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred about one mile outside Rosscarbery on the Skibbereen Road at approximately 8pm on the 26/10/10.

An 18 year old male passenger in one of the vehicles, a car, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver and a second passenger in the car were taken to Cork University Hospital with injuries, one described as serious.  The driver of the second vehicle, a van, was taken to Cork University Hospital with minor injuries. 

The road is currently closed for technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.  Local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact Clonakilty Garda Station on 023 8821570, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


Garda Press Office.