Weekend Accidents Add To Road Death Toll

Road traffic accidents have claimed the lives of three people.

A 77-year-old pedestrian struck by a bus on Sunday afternoon died in hospital.

Yesterday, a 19-year-old man died following a crash on Saturday in Co. Kildare.

The man was a bicyclist who was involved in a collision with a van at the front gates of Newbridge College.

Gardaí are investigating the incidents.

Also on Sunday a man has been killed and two seriously injured in a car crash near Comber in Co. Down.

The car the three men were in was involved in a collision with a second vehicle.

A PSNI spokesperson said that the driver of the second vehicle did not require hospital treatment.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.


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