Woman dies in bus accident
Published 08/10/2011 | 05:00
A FEMALE pedestrian has died after she was struck by a bus in a busy bus station at rush hour yesterday.
The woman, who was in her mid-50s, was hit at Cork's Parnell Place bus station just before 5pm.
The bus, a scheduled Bus Eireann service from Fermoy to Cork city, was travelling down Parnell Place on the west side of the bus station when the incident happened. It is understood the woman was crossing the road.
She was was pronounced dead at the scene and gardai closed off the surrounding area.