Update 2/1/2019 – Gardaí have this morning confirmed that the teenager involved in the collision below has passed away at Cork University Hospital. Gardaí are still appealing for witnesses, or anyone who may have been in the area at the time to come forward.


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision at Main Street, Ballincollig, Co. Cork this evening, 31st December 2018.

The collision involving a pedestrian, a teenaged girl, and a car happened at 7.45pm. The driver of the car was uninjured. The female pedestrian has been taken to University Hospital Cork with serious injuries.

The road at the scene remains closed to facilitate an examination of the area by Garda forensic collision investigators.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has any  information is asked to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on 021 4946200.