Two people have been killed in a tragic collision in Monkstown.
Now Gardaí in Togher are appealing for any witnesses to the accident, which occurred on the Strand Road in Monkstown, Cork this afternoon, Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at approximately 1.30pm, to come forward.
Gardaí remain at the scene where a bus collided with a pedestrian and a number of parked vehicles during the incident.
“The driver of the bus, a male aged in his 50s, died during the incident. His body remains at the scene.” a Garda spokesperson confirmed.
“The pedestrian, a male aged in his 60s, was fatally injured during the incident. His body also remains at the scene at this time.”
The road is currently closed to allow for Forensic Collision Investigators to carry out a technical examination. Local diversions are in place.
” Any road users who were travelling on the Strand Road between 1.15pm and 1.45pm this afternoon, and who may have camera footage (including dashcam), are asked to make this footage available to investigating Gardaí.
“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Togher Garda Station on 021 494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.” added the spokeperson.
Investigations are ongoing.