Wednesday 26 October 2016

Man (47) killed after being struck by car in late-night incident

Published 09/10/2016 | 07:38

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A man was killed in a late-night incident when he was struck by a car in Dublin 4.

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The 47-year-old man was fatally injured in the incident which occurred just minutes before 12.30am on Sunday morning.

He was struck by the car on Shelbourne Road, between Bath Avenue and Lansdowne Road.

The gentleman was treated by emergency services personnel but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Shelbourne Road between Bath Avenue and Lansdowne Road is currently closed to traffic to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

The body of the deceased has been removed to the City Mortuary and the coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Donnybrook Garda Station 01-6669200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

The death brings the weekend's death toll to three after two women died after a road collision in Co Westmeath on Saturday afternoon.

The collision between two cars and a truck happened at Hiskinstown, Delvin, Co Westmeath at approximately 3.30pm.

One of the women, a passenger (38), was pronounced dead at the scene a short time after the collision.

In a statement, released late on Saturday night, gardaí confirmed that a second female, the driver of the same car, was pronounced dead at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar as a result of injuries received in the collision.

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