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Garda probe after car mounts pavement and strikes three people in Ardee

Two young women and a man aged 53 were struck by the car shortly after 1am.

Ardee, Co Louth.
Ardee, Co Louth.
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GARDAÍ IN ARDEE are appealing for information after a car mounted a footpath and struck three people in the early hours of the morning.

Two young women – aged 20 and 21 – and a man aged 53 were struck by silver Vauxhall Vectra. 

It happened at around 1.16am at Market Street in the Co Louth town.

The car was later found crashed and abandoned a short distance away.

The three people injured were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda for treatment.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, gardaí say. 

Investigating officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information or dash-cam footage to contact: 

  • Ardee Garda Station on 041-687 1134
  • The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111
  • Or any Garda Station

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