Gardai seek witnesses to M6 accident
GARDAI in Kilbeggan are seeking witnesses to a serious accident which happened on the M6 last week.
The incident happened last Friday at approximately 2.30pm when a male, aged in his 30s, was seriously injured when he was struck by a passing lorry travelling eastbound on M6 between Junction 5 (Kilbeggan) and Junction 4 (Tyrrellspass).
The man was taken by ambulance to the Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore where he is believed to remain in a critical condition.
Forensic collision investigators attended the scene and the M6 was closed to traffic for some time.
It's believed the man was helping another man push a car when the accident occurred. The other man was uninjured.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilbeggan Garda Station 057 9332102, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.
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