GARDAÍ are investigating a three-vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N20 Cork to Mallow Road at the Waterloo Junction at approximately 11am this morning.
A man and a woman in their 60s were pronounced dead at the scene after the car that they were passengers in was involved in a collision with a truck.
The driver of the car and the third passenger (male and female in their 60s) were taken to Cork University Hospital with injuries described as non life-threatening. The driver of the second car involved was taken to Cork University Hospital with injuries described as non life-threatening.
The driver of the truck was uninjured. This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Diversions are in place on the N20 Cork to Mallow Road and gardaí are asking people travelling from Mallow to take alternative routes.
Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on 021 – 4946200 or the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.