Man in his 80’s pronounced dead at scene road traffic collision in Bandon

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 80’s has been pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision in Bandon,

Shortly after 12 noon, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted following a two car collision on the R585, Dunmanway Road, Bandon. The driver of one of the cars involved, a man in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. None of the other occupants required hospital treatment.

The body of the deceased has been removed to the mortuary at Cork University Hospital and a report has been prepared for the local Coroner. The road at the crash site is being examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local traffic diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and to those with camera footage (including dash-cam) to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bandon Garda Station on 023 8852200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


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