Female pedestrian in her 80s killed after being struck by a van
A woman in her early 80s has been killed after being struck by a van while she was walking near Virginia in Co Cavan early this morning.
The incident happened on the N3 at Lisgreyat approximately 7.15am.
The woman was was taken by ambulance to Cavan General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
A post mortem is to be arranged.
Serious Crash on N3 lisgrea virginia cavan road closed local diversions— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 18, 2016
The road was closed pending a forensic examination by garda traffic bureau members and diversions were put in place.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Baileboro Garda Station on 042 9694570, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.
CAVAN: The N3 Dublin/Cavan Rd is now closed at Lisgrey, north of Virginia, due to a collision. Diversions in place. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) January 18, 2016