Woman dies after collision in Kildare


A woman has died three days after she was airlifted to hospital after being struck by a car near Athy, County Kildare.


The collision occurred at approximately 4.30pm on Wednesday, May 20, on the R418 at Nicholastown near Athy.


The pedestrian, a woman aged in her late 50s, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted from the scene to Beaumont Hospital where she was pronounced dead today.


The driver of the car, a man in his 70s, was also taken for medical treatment. He was the sole occupant of the car.


A full examination of the crash site and car was carried out by Garda Forensic Collison Investigators and PSV officers. A Garda family liaison officer has been appointed in the case.


Garda are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Athy Station on 059-8634210 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


The investigation is ongoing.