Tourist hit by bus is thrown over ditch into field in Clare
A young woman is recovering in hospital after she was struck by a bus and thrown over a ditch into a field in Co Clare.
The incident happened at around 6.30pm yesterday at Doonagore on the road between the Cliffs of Moher and Doolin.
The woman, understood to be in her 20s and from Brazil, was hit by a passing bus. The driver stopped and flagged down a passing motorist for help. The alarm was raised while they carried out a search of the unlit road for the woman.
She was located and removed to University Hospital Limerick where she is being treated for a broken leg.