Gardaí in Westport are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident that occurred in County Mayo today.

Shortly before 12 noon, Gardaí and Emergency Services responded to an incident in a supermarket car park in Westport where a female pedestrian was struck by a lorry.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 70s, was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The scene has been examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

The local Coroner has been notified, and a post-mortem examination will be arranged.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Additionally, those with camera footage, including motorists with dash-cam recordings, who were in the vicinity at the time are urged to provide this footage to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Westport Garda Station at 098 50230, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.


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