At least one person is critically injured following a multi-vehicle collision between a truck and four cars this afternoon, near Mallow in north Cork. One of the cars was said to be pulling a horse box.
One person who was critically injured was treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics before being air lifted to Cork University Hospital. The collision occurred on the Cork-Limerick road in mallow.
A number of ambulances and units of Cork County Fire Service attended the scene. The road is closed and Gardai are investigating.
(File Photos of Air Corps 112)