Man killed in accident involving Skibbereen Bus

A man died this morning after the van he was driving collided with a Bus Éireann.

It is understood the driver and six passengers on board the 9.45am Cork to Skibbereen bus did not sustain any serious injuries but are in a state of shock.

The collision happened shortly after 11am, two miles west of Clonakility.

It is understood the van had been parked on the side of the road prior to the collision. The road has been closed off and traffic diversions will remain in place for a number of hours as Garda Forensic Collision investigators examine the scene.

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