Tragedy as woman out walking dies after been hit by car in Co Kildare

Thursday, May 6

Gardaí and emergency services were called to attend the scene of a fatal road traffic collision at Ballyhagan in Carbury, Co. Kildare yesterday evening.

The collision involved a car and a female pedestrian and occurred at approximately 6.45pm.
The woman aged in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. 
Her body has since been removed to Naas General Hospital. The local coroner has been notified and a post-mortem will take place at a later date.
No other injuries have been reported.
A technical examination took place on the scene while local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward to them. Any road users who were travelling in the Ballyhagan area between 6.30pm -6.50pm this evening, and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.