Pedestrian killed following road traffic collision in Roscommon


A woman has tragically passed away following a road traffic collision in Co. Roscommon.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian that occurred yesterday at approximately 10.40am on Monday, May 15, 2023 on the N5 at Tibohine near Ballaghaderreen in County Roscommon.

The pedestrian, a female aged in her late 50s, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 

The N5 at Tibohine between Ballaghaderreen and Frenchpark was closed to facilitate an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators but has since fully reopened to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward with any information they may have.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N5 at Ballaghaderreen between 10am and 10.45am are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 962 1630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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