Gardai issue appeal for witnesses to 'serious road traffic collision' on Midlands motorway

Gardai issue appeal for witnesses to 'serious road traffic collision' on Midlands motorway

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Gardai issue appeal for witnesses to 'serious road traffic collision' on Midlands motorway

Gardai issue appeal for witnesses to 'serious road traffic collision' on Midlands motorway

Gardaí in Portlaoise are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the M7 Motorway northbound at junction 17 on Monday, October, 15
 
The collision occurred at approximately 6pm and involved a male pedestrian and a vehicle. The fifteen-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured and taken to Tallaght Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. The male driver of the truck was uninjured. 
 
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or any drivers or taxi drivers who may have ‘Dash Cam’ footage who were in the area of M7 motorway at Junction 17 at 6pm on Monday, October 15 and also any persons travelling on the Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise between 5pm and 6pm on Monday evening to contact Portlaoise Garda Station at 057 - 8674100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.