Pedestrian Killed In Kildare

A man has died in County Kildare after being struck by a car while walking.

The male pedestrian (no age or approximate age) was fatally injured when he was struck shortly before 7am on Wednesday morning at Kileighter Cross in County Kildare.

Gardaí at Leixlip said they are investigating fatal collision and that the N4 between Enfield and Kilcock is closed to facilitate a forensic collision investigation.

The body of the deceased remains at scene.

Meanwhile, Gardaí at Tallaght are investigating a serious injury caused during a road traffic collision that occurred on Thursday February 3, and are appealing to the public for assistance.

The collision happened at approximately 8.30pm on Killinarden Heights (at the junction of Donomore Avenue), Tallaght, Dublin 24.

It involved a motorcycle and a van. The motorcycle had two males on board, both of whom received serious head and leg injuries. They are aged 19 and 14 years and remain hospitalised at Tallaght and Beaumont.

Their injuries are not life threatening. The driver of the van was uninjured.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have information to offer in relation to it are asked to contact Gardaí at Tallaght on 01 6666000.


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