Woman hurt in hit-and-run

A MIDDLE-aged woman suffered serious injuries in a hit-and-run incident in Cork.

The 52-year-old was out walking in Cobh when she was struck by a dark-coloured car which left the scene.

The accident occurred at 8.30am yesterday at the junction of Ballynoe Hill and Tay Road.

The woman was treated at the scene by paramedics who had been alerted by joggers who came across the accident and raised the alarm.

She was then rushed to Cork University Hospital (CUH).

The woman, a mother of adult children, remained in a serious condition last night with non-life-threatening injuries. Cobh gardai have appealed for information.


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