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Fatal Road Traffic Collision in Bishopstown, Cork

70-year-old man died on the South City Ring Road this evening.

Image: William Murphy via Flickr/Creative Commons

GARDAÍ IN BISHOPSTOWN, Cork are investigating a fatal road traffic collision at the South City Ring Road at approximately 6.30p.m. today.

A male pedestrian in his 70′s was struck by a car on the road. He was taken to Cork University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The road has been closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact the Garda station at Bishopstown on 021 4624500, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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