Girl, 8, killed in Cork crash

Clonakilty Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Owenahincha Cross, Rosscarbery, Clonakilty at around 3pm today.

An eight-year-old girl was fatally injured in the crash and her body has been removed to Cork University Hospital. A second female passenger has been taken to the same hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the car and three other passengers received minor injuries, while the 17-year-old driver of the other car is also being treated for minor injuries.

The road has been closed for a Garda Forensic Collision examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area to contact Clonakilty Garda Station on 023-8821570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1-800-666-111 or any Garda station.

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