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63-year-old pedestrian hospitalised after being struck by car in Louth

The incident occurred yesterday evening and the woman has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

File photo of Beaumont Hospital.
File photo of Beaumont Hospital.
Image: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A 63-YEAR-old woman has been seriously injured after being struck by a car yesterday evening in Co Louth.

The female pedestrian was struck by the car on the R166 at Yellowgap, Termonfeckin. She was taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda and later transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

Gardaí said the occupants of the car were not injured.

The road is currently closed to traffic and the scene is preserved for examination by forensic collision investigators. Diversions are in place.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041 9874200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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