Tuesday 21 November 2017

Female pedestrian (55) dies after being struck by car

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

Cian Murray

A 55-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car in County Monaghan.

The collision occurred on the N2 at Clonavogy near Castleblayney shortly after 1pm when a female pedestrian, aged 55 years, was struck by a car.

The woman was treated by Emergency Services personnel at the scene and taken by Air Ambulance to St. James’s Hospital, Dublin where she was later pronounced dead. A second pedestrian (male 60 years) also stuck by the car sustained minor injuries.

The occupants of the car were uninjured.

The road is currently closed to traffic and local diversions are in place. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested to examine the scene. The Coroner has been notified of the death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castleblayney Garda Station 042-9747900 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111. 

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