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Dublin: 15°C Saturday 20 August 2022

Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by falling traffic light that was hit by a truck

The incident happened in Kilmainham this morning.

Emergency services attend the scene this morning
Emergency services attend the scene this morning

A FEMALE PEDESTRIAN has suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a falling traffic light in Dublin this morning.

Gardaí are investigating the incident, which happened on the South Circular Road at around 10.20am today.

During the incident, a truck collided with a traffic light which then fell and subsequently struck the pedestrian.

The woman suffered serious injuries to her leg and was taken to nearby St James Hospital.

A garda spokesman said investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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