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Woman hit by car fights for life

A WOMAN is fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by a car last night.

The accident occurred at 8.35pm at Herberton Road, Rialto, Co Dublin.

It is understood the woman, who is in her thirties, was crossing the road when she was struck by the car.

She was rushed by ambulance to St James's Hospital in a serious condition.

Gardai sealed off the scene for a technical examination last night and traffic was diverted from the area.

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