In brief: Woman probed over car horror

GARDAI have interviewed a woman in connection with an accident that left a young man fighting for his life.

Patrick Paget (23), from Ballymun, Co Dublin, was serious injured after being struck by a car on Friday afternoon.

The collision happened around 5.30pm on Coultry Road in Ballymun.

Mr Paget was taken to the Mater hospital from the scene and remains in intensive care. His is condition was described as critical but stable last night.

Gardai confirmed one woman had came forward to assist them with their inquires.

'Pig's Heads' gang seized

Police have captured five members of a kidnapping and extortion ring in the Mexico City region, known for leaving the heads of pigs outside homes and businesses as a warning.

A police statement said the 'Pig's Heads' gang was toppled thanks to information gleaned from a gang member arrested in February.

The group is said to be linked to the abduction last August of a Mexico City businesswoman and with extortion demands on textile companies that were threatened with the pig head warnings outside their doors.

Bruce Lee sale rakes in ¤152k

The largest auction to date of Bruce Lee memorabilia in the birthplace of the kung fu legend shot past estimates to raise ¤152,000.

Thirteen items belonging to Lee, who is credited with bringing martial arts into the mainstream and has long been one of Hong Kong's proudest exports, were promptly snatched up by avid fans.

Fetching the highest price of nearly ¤52,850 was the fur-lined coat, which was made for the film Game of Death and worn by Lee just before his death in 1973 due to a reaction to medication.