Male pedestrian killed after being struck by car in Kerry 1 month ago

Male pedestrian killed after being struck by car in Kerry

The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Gardaí in Tralee have confirmed that they are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that took place at Aughacasla, in Castlegregory, in Kerry.

The incident is reported to have taken today (Sunday 15 September) at approximately 2.30am.

A male pedestrian in his 50s was fatally injured when he was struck by a car.

The driver of the vehicle, a man is mid-20s, was not injured, while the female passenger, also in her mid-20s, received minor injuries and was taken to Kerry University Hospital for treatment.

At the time of writing, the scene is being examined by Garda Collision Forensic Examiners and the road is currently closed with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who travelled the road at the time of the collision, and who may have dash cam footage, to contact Gardaí in Tralee on 066 702300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.