Diversions in place at scene of multi-car collision in Cork

Diversions in place at scene of multi-car collision in Cork

MOTORISTS are being advised to take care near Rathcormac after a multi-car collision was reported due to black ice in the area.

A three-car collision has taken place this morning on the Ballyhooly Road, approximately 6km from Rathcormac.

Emergency services are at the scene. It is unclear, as of yet, if any injuries have been sustained.

AA Roadwatch said: "Very icy conditions reported on the local Rathcormac/Ballyhooly Rd where Gardaí are dealing with a collision. Gardaí advise taking alternative routes.

"Diversions are in place. Exercise extreme caution as icy conditions have been reported.

"Icy roads conditions have been reported in parts of Cork, Tipperary, Longford, Offaly, Mayo this morning.

"It takes much longer to stop when roads are icy, so take care, slow down and allow yourself more room to brake. Avoid any harsh braking or acceleration."

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