Pedestrian dies after being struck by 4x4 in Kildare
Gardaí in Kildare are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Monasterevin in which a pedestrian was killed.
At approximately 6:50pm, a male pedestrian aged in his 40s was seriously injured when he was struck by a 4x4 vehicle on Dublin Road, Monasterevin. He was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel but died a short time later. The driver of the 4x4 was uninjured.
The deceased has been removed to the mortuary at Nass Hospital where a post-mortem will be carried out, the local Coroner has been notified. Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Kildare Garda Station 045-527730 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.