Woman dies in Road Traffic Accident at Skew Bridge, just outside Cork City

19 June 2016
By Bryan T. Smyth


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a two car fatal traffic collision at the Skew Bridge, Tivoli (on the lower Glamire Road), Cork. The bridge which brings road traffic over a Railway line is an accident blackspot in Cork, being located on the main route from the City Centre to East Co Cork.

At approximately 4pm today a female in her 60’s was seriously injured when the car she was passenger in was involved in a two car collision. She was taken by Ambulance to Cork University Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Four other persons were injured and also taken to Hospital where their injuries are described as non life threatening.

As of 7pm the scene was preserved for a forensic and technical examination and local diversions are in place. The Coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station 021-4558510, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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