Cork: Lorry driver dies in five-vehicle crash

One man has died and seven people have been injured after five vehicles were involved in a crash in County Cork in the Republic of Ireland.

It happened on the main road between Mallow and Cork city at about 13:00 local time on Sunday.

The dead man was in his early 70s, He was driving a lorry that was in collision with four cars.

The seven hurt, who included a lorry passenger, were treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

A police spokesman said a horse was also killed in the crash.