Thursday 25 May 2017

Woman (70s) killed after car collided with a ditch

Skibereen to Lough Hyne Road. Picture: Google Maps
Skibereen to Lough Hyne Road. Picture: Google Maps
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

A woman in her 70s has died following a single-vehicle collision in Cork this afternoon.

A male driver, also in his 70s, was injured and was taken to Bantry General Hospital.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The car they were travelling in collided with a ditch this afternoon at 4.30pm on the Skibbereen to Lough Hyne Road.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic examination and local diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Skibbereen Garda Station on 028 23088, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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