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70-year-old woman dies after being struck by van

The crash happened on the Old Bawn Road in Tallaght this afternoon.

The N81/Old Bawn Road junction
The N81/Old Bawn Road junction
Image: Google Street View

A WOMAN STRUCK by a van in Tallaght this afternoon has died from her injuries in hospital this evening.

The crash happened at the junction of the N81 Tallaght Bypass and the Old Bawn Road at around 2.45pm.

The 70-year-old woman was taken for treatment to Tallaght Hospital, and later transferred across the city to Beaumont, where she passed away.

Gardaí closed the road for a time earlier as forensic tests were carried out, but it has since reopened.

Any witnesses are being asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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