A female pedestrian lost her life after being knocked down in Sligo town centre on Tuesday.
The tragic incident occurred yesterday afternoon, when a car apparently went out of control, mounted the footpath and crashed into a vacant shop at the junction of Castle Street and Market Street.
The woman aged in her 70s was killed in the collision, and another male pedestrian was taken to Sligo University Hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
The driver and passenger of the car involved were also taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Gardaí issued an appeal to the public not to share footage of the scene online.
“An Garda Síochána are aware that some mobile phone camera footage is being shared on social media. An Garda Síochána are appealing for people not to further share this imagery if they come across it out of respect for the family of the deceased,” the spokesperson said.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Any road users or pedestrians who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the Castle Street or Market Street areas between 4pm and 4.15pm are asked to make this footage available to gardaí.