BREAKING NEWS: ROAD CLOSED FOLLOWING CRASH BETWEEN TOURIST BUS AND CAR

first_imgUPDATED: The main road between Killybegs and Kilcar has been closed due to an accident. A number of people had a lucky escape this morning when a bus crashed off the road after a collision with a car collided at a narrow bridge at Tullid, near Fintra beach on the Killybegs-Kilcar road (R263). The collision happened shortly after 9am.A helicopter, four ambulances and fire brigade vehicles were rushed to the scene but there appear to have been no serious injuries.One witness said the woman driver of the car had an injury to her ankle.The bus, described as a large minibus with a Galway registration, was damaged on the side in the collision and veered off the road. It is understood that no one on the bus was seriously hurt.The witness said that all the passengers managed to climb out of the bus themselves. There was a lot of luggage on the bus he said.Three Garda cars were on the scene and traffic was diverted via Glengesh.There is a narrow stone bridge at place where the crash happened and it has been the scene of many collisions over the years.The road is now closed and is expected to remain closed for another few hours.A Gardaí spokesman told Donegal Daily, “The main road from Killybegs to Kilcar is now closed off due to an accident this morning. “The road will remain closed for the next few hours or and we’re advising motorists to use alternative routes if travelling to Kilcar.BREAKING NEWS: ROAD CLOSED FOLLOWING CRASH BETWEEN TOURIST BUS AND CAR was last modified: September 18th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Home-page Newslast_img

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