Elderly couple seriously injured in crash


An elderly couple was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident outside Killarney Wednesday evening.

The woman was understood to be gravely injured and was airlifted to Kerry Regional Hospital while her husband was taken by ambulance to Kerry Regional Hospital with serious injuries.

The accident occurred around 6pm on the Mallow Road about 3 kms from Killarney.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The road remained closed this evening for a forensic examination.

Gardai at Killarney are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 064 663 1222.