Pedes­trian in her 70s struck by mo­tor dies

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS -

A WOMAN in her 70s has trag­i­cally died af­ter be­ing struck by a car on Fri­day night.

The in­ci­dent oc­curred on the M18 south­bound near junc­tion 17 at Clough­bo­ley, Ar­dra­han, Co Gal­way, when the pedes­trian was hit by a 4x4 shortly af­ter 9pm.

Gar­dai and emer­gency ser­vices at­tended the scene but the in­jured woman was pro­nounced dead a short time later.

The pen­sioner’s body was taken to Univer­sity Hospi­tal Gal­way for a post­mortem.

The driver of the ve­hi­cle was in­jured and the lo­cal coro­ner has been no­ti­fied.

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