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Pensioner pedestrian killed in van collision

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The N3 road was closed following the collision in Lisgrey, Co Cavan

The N3 road was closed following the collision in Lisgrey, Co Cavan

The N3 road was closed following the collision in Lisgrey, Co Cavan

A woman aged in her 80s has been killed in a collision while walking on a road.

Gardai said the woman was struck by a van on the N3 in the village of Lisgrey, Virginia, Co Cavan, at 7.15am.

She suffered serious injuries and was taken to Cavan General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Gardai closed the road for several hours following the accident and have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.