Bridge closed after pedestrian knocked down and hospitalised
A pedestrian was rushed to hospital after he was knocked down on a busy bridge early this morning.
The male was walking on Quincentennial Bridge in Galway city shortly after 6.30am when he was struck by a car.
He was brought by ambulance to University Hospital Galway with serious injuries.
The bridge over Lough Corrib was closed off for a period to allow garda forensic investigators examine the scene. Heavy traffic delays were experienced in the area as a result.
The bridge has since reo-opened.
GALWAY: The road between Quincentenary Bridge and Lower Newcastle Rd has been reopened, after an earlier collision.https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) November 26, 2016