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Girl airlifted to hospital in serious condition after being struck by car

NewsBy Shuki Byrne
A section of the Ballybay to Clones Road (R183) in Monaghan is closed for a forensic examination.
A section of the Ballybay to Clones Road (R183) in Monaghan is closed for a forensic examination.

A young girl is in serious condition after being struck by a car.

The girl was involved in a collision with a car yesterday evening in Cortubber near Ballybay in Monaghan.  

She was seriously injured in the collision, which occurred shortly before 8pm, Gardai said. 

The young girl was airlifted to Temple Street Hospital in Dublin.

Her condition was described this morning as 'serious'. 

A section of the Ballybay to Clones Road (R183) in Monaghan is closed for a forensic examination.

Local diversions are in place, Gardai said.