An 18 year old has been airlifted to hospital following a crash in West Cork earlier

Emergency services responded to the crash on the N71 - that's the main Ballydehob to Schull Road at 1.20pm 

The accident between a car and a school bus happened at Barnagearagh at lunchtime No children were on the school bus at the time of the crash  

Gardai have confirmed to RedFM News that one casualty - an 18 year old man was airlifted to Cork University Hospital for treatment 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area as the road is closed as they await a tow truck for the bus 

A forensic collision investigation of the scene is also to be conducted 

Local diversions are in place 

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