NewsNews

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Cork and Dublin

NewsBy Eamon Dillon
One of the vehicles being removed at Bandon, Co Cork. Pic: Denis Boyle
One of the vehicles being removed at Bandon, Co Cork. Pic: Denis Boyle

Two men have been killed in separate road collisions in Cork and Dublin.

A 30-year-old man died following a two-car crash at in Bandon, Co Cork, at around 6pm yesterday evening.

The male driver of one of the cars was taken to Cork University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the second car, a 37 year-old woman, was also taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed overnight as Gardaí carried out an examination of the scene.

In Dublin, a 62-year-old man has died following a single-vehicle crash on the M50.

It happened southbound, between Junction 10 Ballymount and Junction 11 Tallaght, before 1am this morning.

The car left the road and collided with a lamp-post and protective barrier. The car then overturned before landing on its side.

The driver of the car, a 60-year-old woman, was also taken to Tallaght Hospital where her condition is described as critical.

A section of the M50 motorway was closed for a period of time to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.