One person dead after car and truck accident near Kanturk, Co Cork

17 December 2015, 4.15pm
By Tom Collins

Gardaí in Mallow, Co Cork are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Kanturk, Co Cork this morning.

The collision occurred at Glen South, Naan, Kanturk at approximately 11.30am on the Kanturk/Banty to Cork Road between a car and a rigid truck. The female driver (78 yrs) was seriously injured in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene. Her body has been removed to the morgue at Cork University Hospital where a post mortem is expected to take place later. The female passenger(75 yrs) in the car was uninjured. The male driver of the rigid truck (33yrs) was also 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.

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