Tuesday 27 January 2015

Woman (75) dies after being struck by garda car

Published 28/08/2014 | 13:32

The scene of the incident
Flowers at the scene of a fatal road traffic accident in which a 75 year old woman died after a collision with a Garda car at the junction of The Fonthill Road South and St. John's Road West Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
The scene is examined Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Members of GSOC examine the Garda car Photo: Frank Mc Grath
The scene in Clondalkin Phhoto: Frank Mc Grath

A WOMAN has died after she was struck by a garda car.

The incident occurred in Clondalkin in Co Dublin at around 11.30am this morning.

GSOC were informed of the incident, which involved a marked garda vehicle, and a team of investigators are attended the scene.

The 75-year-old woman was transferred to Tallaght Hospital by ambulance suffering  serious injuries.

Members of the Garda Siochana Ombuds Commission examine the Garda car which collided with a female pedestrian on the Fonthill Road near St Johns Rd in Clondalkin.
Pic Frank Mc Grath
Members of GSOC examine the Garda car Photo: Frank Mc Grath

Traffic diversions are in place at the scene of the incident – the junction of Fonthill Road and St. John’s Road – and may remain in place for several hours.

Anyone with information that may be of assistance to the investigation is asked to contact GSOC at 1890 600 800.

The incident was referred to the Garda Ombudsman for independent investigation in accordance with Section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act.

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