Serious road collision in Barnesmore Gap

One person has been taken to Letterkenny General Hospital with what has been described “life-threatening injuries” following a collision between a bus and a car in the Barnesmore Gap this morning.

One person has been taken to Letterkenny General Hospital with what has been described “life-threatening injuries” following a collision between a bus and a car in the Barnesmore Gap this morning.

The collision occurred at approximately 8.40am on the Ballybofey side of the gap, gardai confirmed.

It has been reported that the bus had a number of passengers on board but it’s unclear at this stage if there are any serious injuries among them. A number of emergency vehicles are at the scene.

Diversions are in place at Derg Line and Glenties.