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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C
Flowers have been left near the scene of the collision in Dromanallig.
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Man (40s) arrested in connection with Co Cork collision in which one woman died
The incident happened in the village of Ballingeary at around 1.10am.

LAST UPDATE | Dec 13th 2022, 9:19 AM

 A MAN IN HIS 40s was arrested at the scene of a collision in which one woman died and two others were seriously injured in the early hours of this morning. 

A woman died after the car involved in the collision struck a number of pedestrians in Co Cork in the early hours of the morning at Dromanallig near Ballingeary village. 

One of the pedestrians, a woman in her early 50s, died after being struck by the car. It is understood that she had been attending a funeral in the area earlier in the day. 

Her body has been taken to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem will take place in due course. 

Two other female pedestrians, both aged in their 40s, were also taken to Cork University Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the car and his passengers were uninjured. 

The man who was arrested by Gardaí at the scene, at around 1.10am, is currently being detained at Bandon Garda Station. 

A Garda spokesperson said that investigations are ongoing. 

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 666 111, or any garda station.

- Additional reporting from Eimer McAuley. 

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