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Gardaí in Mallow are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving three cars that occurred on the N20 road in Ballybeg, west Buttevant, Co. Cork yesterday evening, 18th February 2020 at approximately 10.50pm.

A male, aged in his 50s, received fatal injuries when his car collided with a second car. One of the cars spun on the road and subsequently hit a third car during the incident.

Emergency services also attended the scene. The male was pronounced dead a short time later and his body was removed to the mortuary at Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out today, 19th February 2020.

The driver and two passengers of the second car were taken to Cork University Hospital with minor injuries.

The Buttevant/Mallow road (N20) is partially closed for Garda Forensic Collision Investigators with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information regarding this incident, particularly any road users with camera footage who were travelling the Buttevant/Mallow road between 10.00pm and 11.30pm on 18th February 2020, to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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