Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 21 August 2014

Passenger killed in car accident

A passenger was killed in a crash on the N71 at Skibbereen

A woman has been killed in a car accident in which another five people were injured.

The dead woman, aged in her 20s, was a passenger in the car along with five other people when it lost control near a roundabout on the N71 at Skibbereen, Co Cork.

The accident happened at about 1.45am.

The woman died at the scene while four other people, one woman and three men, also all in their 20s, were taken to Cork University Hospital.

The woman is described as being in a critical condition and the others as having non life-threatening injuries.

A man who had been driving the car was arrested at the scene but has since been brought to Cork University Hospital.

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