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Serious road traffic collision Churchview, Rathmore Co Kerry 17 January 2020

Serious Traffic Collision Co Kerry 17th January 2020.

Gardaí in Millstreet, Co Cork are investigating a serious road traffic collision that occurred this evening, Friday 17th January, 2020.

At approximately 7.10pm on the N72 at Churchview, Rathmore, Co Kerry, a male pedestrian in his 80s was seriously injured when struck by a car.

The injured male was removed from the scene by Ambulance and is currently in a critical condition at Cork University Hospital.

The road is expected to remain closed overnight to allow Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to conduct an examination and local diversions are currently in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and road users who travelled on the N72, Rathmore, in the direction of Mallow, between 7pm and 7.30pm. Gardaí ask in particular to anyone, who may have seen a small silver car on this road during these times, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Millstreet Garda Station on (029) 70002 or Macroom Garda station on (026)20590 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.
Investigations are ongoing.