A man was brought to Cork University Hospital for treatment following a three-car collision in the city this afternoon.
Gardaí and the ambulance service attended the road traffic collision the N20 near Blackpool at approximately 2pm today.
"A male in his 20s was taken to Cork University Hospital to be treated for their injuries," a spokesperson said
Emergency services are at the scene of a "serious" multiple car crash on the north side of Cork city this afternoon.
The incident is believed to have occurred not long after 2pm on the N20 near the Blackpool turn-off.
Eyewitness reports say a number of cars, at least three, were involved in the collision.
Gardaí and ambulance personnel are at the scene however it is not clear if there have been any serious injuries.
Traffic is very heavy in the area at the moment and motorists are advised to avoid the route if possible.
This story first appeared on IrishExaminer.com.