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Appeal for witnesses after woman in her 80s seriously hurt in car crash

The crash happened at lunchtime today in Castlebar.

Pontoon Road, Castlebar
Pontoon Road, Castlebar
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GARDAÍ HAVE ISSUED an appeal for information, after an 81-year-old woman was knocked down and seriously injured in a crash in Castlebar, Co Mayo.

It happened at around 1.30pm this afternoon at Pontoon Road. She was rushed to nearby Mayo General Hospital, and is continuing to receive treatment tonight.

The road was closed for a time as forensic tests were carried out at the scene.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station  on 094 903 8200 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111.

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