Saturday, May 23, 2020

A WOMAN has died three days after she was hit by a car near the Laois-Kildare border.

The collision occurred at around 4.30pm on Wednesday on the R418 at Nicholastown, near Athy.

A pedestrian in her late 50s sustained serious injuries and was airlifted from the scene.

She was brought to Beaumont Hospital, where she was pronounced dead today.

The driver of the car, a man in his 70s, was also taken for medical treatment. He was the sole occupant of the car.

A full examination of the crash site was carried out by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and PSV officers.

The coroner has been notified and a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The investigation is ongoing and gardaĆ­ are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Athy Station on 059-8634210 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


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