Gardai seek witnesses to fatal Bantry crash

30 January 2016
By Bryan T. Smyth


Gardaí in Bantry are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Durrus, West Cork this morning.

At approximately 1.55am a 63-year-old male pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a 4×4 vehicle on Kilcrohane Road (L4704), Durrus. He was treated at the scene where he was pronounced dead a short time later. His body has since been removed to Cork University Hospital for a post-mortem examination. The coroner has been notified.

The road was closed to traffic earlier today with local diversions in place. The scene has been examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bantry Garda Station 027-20860 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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