Gardaí and a number of emergency services are responding to a serious multi-vehicle collision on the N22 at Coolcower near Macroom.
The accident took place just before 8pm this evening.
A garda spokesperson confirmed to The Echo that “two or three cars” are involved and “a lot of emergency services” are in attendance.
Two of the three fire crews deployed returned to base shortly before 8.30pm.
A number of serious injuries are suspected but no fatalities have been reported.
The road is not closed but traffic management is in place.
The garda spokesperson said that the road may need to be closed for the towing of vehicles.