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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after woman is hit by car in Co Louth

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after woman is hit by car in Co Louth

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a woman was hit by a car and seriously injured on Friday night.

A Garda spokesman said the 63-year-old was struck by a car on the R166 at Yellowgap, Termonfeckin at about 8.25pm.

She was taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and later transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

The occupants of the car were uninjured.

The road was closed to traffic as the scene was preserved for examination by Garda forensic collision investigators. Traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Drogheda Garda station on 041-9874200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111.