Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Southbound carriageway of the N11 close to Cabinteely Village this afternoon, Wednesday 4th May 2016 shortly before 1pm.

A woman pedestrian, aged in her early 80's, was fatally injured after being struck by a car. She was pronounced dead at scene. Her body has been taken to Saint Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown. A post mortem is to be arranged.

The N11 Southbound carriageway is currently closed at Cornelscourt to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Dun Laoghaire Garda Station on 01 6665000, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.