Pen­sioner dies af­ter 4x4 ac­ci­dent

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - COMMENT -

A WOMAN in her 70s has died af­ter be­ing hit by a 4x4 ve­hi­cle in Co. Gal­way.

The col­li­sion hap­pened just af­ter 9pm on Fri­day night on the M18 at Clough­bo­ley, Ar­dra­han, about 35 kilo­me­tres from Gal­way city.

Gar­daí and other emer­gency ser­vices at­tended the scene.

The woman, who was a pedes­trian, was pro­nounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the 4x4 was un­in­jured.

Gar­dai have ap­pealed for wit­nesses to the ac­ci­dent.

A foren­sic ex­am­i­na­tion of the crash scene has taken place.

The pen­sioner’s body was re­moved to the mor­tu­ary at Univer­sity Hospi­tal Gal­way for a post-mortem ex­am­i­na­tion.

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