Two drivers were hospitalised following a two-vehicle collision involving a tractor and truck in Cork last Friday (October 14th, 2022).
The incident occurred shortly after mid-day in the Currahaly area of Farnanes, Co Cork.
Collision in Cork
Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, said:
“Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a two-vehicle traffic collision that occurred at approximately 12:30 pm October 14th, 2022, in the Currahaly area of Farnanes, Co Cork.”
“A truck and a tractor were involved in this collision. Both drivers were conveyed to Cork University Hospital for treatment of injuries received in the course of this incident.”
“The road involved in this collision was closed for a time and has now re-opened for use,” the spokesperson added.
RTC in Mayo
Last month, we reported that two male drivers were hospitalised, and livestock were killed following a road traffic collision in Co Mayo.
The two-vehicle RTC occurred at Ballyagally North, Glenamoy, in the county on Sunday, September 25th, 2022.
Gardaí attended the scene of a two-vehicle road traffic collision at Ballyagally North, Glenamoy, Mayo, at approximately 4:55 pm.
A spokesperson told That’s Farming:
“Two male drivers (aged in their early 30s & mid 50s) were injured during the collision. One was removed to Mayo University Hospital, and the other was airlifted to Sligo University Hospital.”
“One of the vehicles involved was transporting livestock, and a number of livestock were killed as a result of the collision. Investigations ongoing,” the spokesperson concluded.
Man (30s) arrested over telephone cable theft
An Garda Síochána has arrested a man (30s) as part of an ongoing investigation into the theft of telephone cable in the Cavan, Monaghan, Louth, and Meath areas.
Gardaí have confirmed that investigations are “ongoing”.