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Crash horror Five teens injured in road accident in east Cork


Accident sign (stock photo)

Accident sign (stock photo)

Accident sign (stock photo)

FIVE teenagers were injured in a single vehicle accident in Cork last night.

The crash occurred on the Bog Road between Red Barn and Youghal in east Cork shortly before 10pm on Thursday.

Gardaí, Youghal Fire Brigade and paramedics attended the scene.

The five occupants were taken to Cork University Hospital where they were treated for serious injuries.

However, none of the the youngsters are said to have suffered life threatening injuries.

The casualties included three teenage boys and two female teens.

All are from the east Cork area.

The road remains closed to facilitate the work of forensic collision investigators.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision or the movements of the vehicle involved before the accident to contact them.

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