One person airlifted to CUH following collision, several others treated at the scene

The Irish Community Air Ambulance were tasked by the National Ambulance Service to take an individual to Cork University Hospital.
One person airlifted to CUH following collision, several others treated at the scene

The incident is said to have occurred at around 11am on the R569, just off the N22 between Ballyvourney and Glenflesk.

A rigid truck carrying a crane and a bus full of tourists are among a number of vehicles involved in a collision in Co Kerry. 

At least one person was seriously injured in the road crash which also involved a van and a car.

Emergency services, including several ambulances, attended the scene at Loo Bridge on the R569 to Kilgarvan/Kenmare regional road near Killarney this morning shortly before 11am.

The windows of the tour bus, in particular the front, shattered in the collision with the truck carrying a crane.

It is understood the machine penetrated the window in the collision with the 52-seater bus carrying 29 adults.

The driver of one vehicle has been taken to Cork University Hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries.

Passengers were treated at the scene and fire services from Kenmare, Killarney and Macroom attended, along with up to seven ambulances from Cork and Kerry. The West Cork Rapid Response doctor also attended.

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