04 Jul 2022

Pedestrian struck by car outside Leitrim Village


A pedestrian was struck by a car outside of Leitrim Village last Sunday night, September 23.

Gardai are investigating an incident where a male pedestrian was struck by a passing car at 9.30pm outside of Leitrim Village on the Drumshanbo Road at the weekend.
It is understood a lorry had broken down on the road and driver was out on the road, when he was struck.
The lorry driver was transferred to Sligo University Hospital with a number of injuries which are not understood to be life threatening.

The road was closed Sunday night as part of the investigation but re-opened on Monday morning, September 24.
There were no arrests at the scene and any witnesses or people with additional information are asked to contact Carrick-on-Shannon Gardai on (071) 9650510.

Also read: Speeding and safety issues on approach roads into Leitrim Village

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