18/12/2015

Mallow Garda Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Road Accident

Gardaí on Mallow have appealed for witnesses to a fatal road traffic accident in Kanturk, Co Cork, on Thursday morning.

The collision occurred at Glen South, Naan, Kanturk at approximately 11.30am on the Kanturk/Banty to Cork Road and involved a car and a rigid truck.

The 78-year-old female driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post mortem is due to be carried out at Cork University Hospital.

A 75-year-old female passenger in the car and the truck driver were uninjured.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mallow Garda Station 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

(MH/LM)

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