Wednesday 25 January 2017

Bridge closed after pedestrian knocked down and hospitalised

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Published 26/11/2016 | 11:22

Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture

A pedestrian was rushed to hospital after he was knocked down on a busy bridge early this morning.

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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.

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