The fatal road traffic collision occurred at Dromanallig, Ballingeary.

Car collides with a number of pedestrians

A female in her 50s was fatally injured in a traffic collision in Cork in the early hours of this morning, gardaí have confirmed.

The fatal road traffic collision occurred at Dromanallig, Ballingeary at approximately 1.10am when a car collided with a number of pedestrians in the village of Ballingeary.

One female pedestrian (early 50s) was fatally injured as a result of the collision. Her body has been removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem will take place in due course.

A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said: “2 other female pedestrians (40s) were also taken to Cork University Hospital with serious injuries. The male driver of the car (early 40s) and his passengers were uninjured.”

The Main Street in Ballingeary village is currently closed pending a technical examination of the scene by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Macroom Garda Station on 026-20590, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666111, or any garda station.