Man dies in road accident
Published 03/11/2013 | 22:41
An elderly man has died after he was hit by a vehicle in Co Meath.
The incident happened on Main Street, Athboy at around 6.15pm.
The 77-year-old was rushed to Our Ladies Hospital in Navan where he was pronounced dead.
A post-mortem examination is to be arranged.
The driver of the vehicle, who was the only occupant, was not injured.
The road around the scene has been closed for a forensic examination.
Another pedestrian was killed as he tried to cross a road in Galway.
The 65-year-old man was hit by a car at Tully Church on the Galway to Carraroe road at around 6.20pm.
The victim was removed to University Hospital Galway where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.
The driver of the car involved, who was the only occupant, was not hurt.
Gardai have arranged a technical examination at the scene and have appealed for witnesses.