Gardaí are investigating and appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Rathfarnham.

A woman in her 80s, who was a pedestrain, was fatally injured in the single road traffic collision.

The incident occured at Woodside Grove, Rathfarnam Co. Dublin at around 4.40pm yesterday.

The woman ‘s body was removed to the Mortuary, Tallaght Hospital for postmortem.

The female driver, also in her 80s was taken to St James Hospital with minor injuries.

A technical and forensic examination of the scene has been completed and the road has since re-opened to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to contact Rathfarnham Garda Station on 01 6666500, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station