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Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

EMERGENCY SERVICES HAVE been called to scene after a car was witnessed driving into the River Lee in Cork.

Cork City Fire Brigade, the Coast Guard and a lifeboat are at the scene, with the car believed to be in deep water.

It is presumed that there is at least one occupant in the car, but the exact details are not yet known.

Rescue divers are en route to the Horgan’s Quay area, after the car went into the water shortly after 3.30pm this afternoon.

At the moment, all that can be seen at the surface of the river is debris, it has been confirmed.

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