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Female cyclist found seriously injured on side of road after collision

The woman is being treated at Cork University Hospital.

Cork University Hospital where the injured woman is being treated.
Cork University Hospital where the injured woman is being treated.
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A CYCLIST WAS found on the side of a Cork road yesterday evening after being injured in a collision.

Gardaí are now appealing for witnesses to the incident which occurred at Glen South, Naad in Kanturk, Co Cork. The 32-year-old woman was found at 5.30pm by a passerby.

She was taken to Cork University Hospital and gardaí said this morning she “has serious injuries”.

The scene of the incident is preserved pending a technical examination and local diversions are in place.

A garda spokesperson said the incident is not currently being treated as a hit-and-run as they have been unable to speak to the injured woman. However they said they were investigating “all circumstances”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kanturk Garda Station on 029 20680 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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