Female cyclist killed in Cork road crash

A female cyclist died following a crash in Cork today

A female cyclist died following a road crash in Cork today

A female cyclist was fatally injured following a collision with a car in Skibbereen today.  The accident happened around 1pm on the N71 in the townland of Aghills.  The driver of the car, a woman in her late 50s was uninjured. The body of the deceased has been removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem will take place. 

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are at scene and the road is currently closed to facilitate the examination of the scene and local traffic diversions are in place. 

Gardaí in Skibbereen are appealing to any persons who may have travelled the road this afternoon or who can assist Gardaí in the investigation to contact them at Clonakilty Garda Station on 023 - 8821570, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station. 

If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email editor@derrynews.net or editor@derrypost.com at any time.


Read more from Derry Now.

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Derry News and the County Derry Post here for instant access to Derry's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Derry with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.