Breaking: Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Roscommon

 

Garda sign from PixabayA man in his seventies has been killed in a traffic-road incident in Roscommon.

Gardai said that, at 5.15 this evening, the pedestrian was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a car on the N5 about a mile outside Frenchpark, on the Ballaghaderreen side.

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The driver of the vehicle, a man, was not injured.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, with Castlerea gardai investigating.

The N5 is closed between Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen, pending the arrival of Garda forensic collision investigators and diversions are in place.