Driver released from custody after pedestrian is killed on the Airport Road

Driver released from custody after pedestrian is killed on the Airport Road
The incident occurred at 5.30am Saturday morning.

The driver of a car arrested in connection the death of a pedestrian on Cork's Airport Road on Saturday morning has been released without charge.

The incident occurred shortly after 5.30am.

A male pedestrian, in his late 40s, was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. The driver of the car was arrested and and taken to Togher Cards Station..

The body of the man was taken to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place. 

The driver, a man in his 60s, was subsequently released a file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardai continue to appeal for witnesses.

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