Thursday 29 September 2016

Elderly woman dies from injuries after being struck by car

Published 04/09/2016 | 09:09

Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath
Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath
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An elderly woman has died from injuries suffered in a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Dublin.

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The incident happened on the Navan Road at approximately 8.15am.

Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath
Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath

The female pedestrian was taken to the Mater hospital where she later died.

The 39-year-old male driver of the car was arrested but has since been released from Finglas Garda station and a report is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The road remains closed and it is expected to reopen around 1.30pm later today.

Motorists are advised that there are road works on Blackhorse Avenue and this should not be used as an alternative route.

Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath
Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath

There are diversions at the Nephin Rd and Kinvarna Ave junctions with the Navan Road.

Gardaí  are appealing for witnesses to contact them in Cabra Garda station on 01 6667400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath
Members of the Garda Traffic Corps pictured at the scene where a lady was struck by a car on the Navan Road in Dublin. The lady later died. Picture Credit : Frank McGrath

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