Man critically injured following road crash in Wicklow

This latest collision comes as today marks World Remembrance Day for road traffic victims.

A man is in a critical condition following a road crash overnight in Co. Wicklow. 

A minibus and a car collided on the N11 northbound at the Arklow exit, at around half past one this morning.

The driver of the minibus, his two passengers and the driver and two passengers of the car were all taken to St Vincent"s Hospital for treatment. 

The driver of the minibus is in a critical condition - but everyone else involved in the crash are believed to have received non life threatening injuries. 

Diversions in place

The section of the road is currently closed and diversions are in place. 

This latest road crash comes as events are due to take place around the country today to remember all those who have died on the country"s roads.

The third Sunday of November is recognised in many European countries as a Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims. 

150 people have died on Irish roads so far this year, and spokesperson for the Road Safety Authority Brian Farrell said it is also a day when we can all reflect on our own driving behaviour.