Emergency services remain at the scene of a road traffic collision in South Kerry this lunchtime.
A crane, bus and car were involved in the crash which occurred at Loo Bridge, near Kilgarvan.
The crash occurred at approximately at 11am and involved a car, bus and crane.
The collision occurred about 1 mile from Loo Bridge on the R569 road; that’s the road from Loo Bridge to Kenmare.
It’s believed the collision occurred when the crane, which was on the back of a truck, collided with a bus travelling in the opposite direction.
One person has been taken to hospital; it's understood seven or eight people have been injured in total.
The Garda Traffic Forensic Team are travelling to the scene and it’s expected the road will remain closed for several hours.
Diversions are in place via Moll’s Gap.
This is Jerry O'Sullivan's report from Loo Bridge for the 1 o'clock news.
The R569 road from Loo Bridge to Kilgarvan is CLOSED to traffic following an accident and traffic is being diverted.
Please use Moll's Gap road for Killarney to Kenmare traffic
Road may be closed for several hours@radiokerrynews
— Kerry County Council - Comhairle Contae Chiarraí (@countykerry) May 31, 2022