Pedestrian in her 70s struck by motor dies
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.