Man arrested after woman dies in Cork traffic collision

Updated at 13:05

Gardaí have arrested a man in Ballingeary, Cork after a woman was killed in a traffic collision earlier this morning.

The man was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Bandon Garda station.

A woman in her early 50s died during the collision in Dromanallig, Ballingeary at around 1:10am last night.

A car collided with a number of pedestrians in the village.

The woman’s body has been removed to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.

Two other female pedestrians (40s) were also taken to Cork University Hospital with serious injuries.

The male driver of the car (early 40s) and his passengers were uninjured.

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.

Investigations are ongoing.