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Saturday 21 April 2018

Elderly man (74) in critical condition after he was struck by car

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Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A 74-year-old man is in a critical condition after he was struck by a car last night.

The incident occurred shortly before 10pm on a local road at Bough, near Scotstown in Co Monaghan.

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was treated by paramedics.

He was rushed to Cavan General Hospital by ambulance.

The driver of the car, a man in his twenties, was uninjured in the incident.

Garda Forensic Collision investigators are now examining the scene of the collision and local traffic diversions will remain in place until later this evening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station 047-77200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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