AN 11-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car in Limerick earlier today.
The youngster was struck on the N24 at Pallasgreen and rushed to Cork University Hospital following the horror crash.
Gardai have urged anybody who witnessed the accident or drivers who have dashcam footage to come forward.
They said: “Gardai and Emergency Services attended the scene of a collision involving a car and pedestrian on the N24 at Pallasgreen, Co Limerick at approximately 5.30pm on Thursday 3rd September, 2020.
“An 11-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a car. She was airlifted from the scene to Cork University Hospital where her condition is understood to be serious.
“An examination of the crash site has been carried out and the road has since reopened to traffic. The occupants of the car were uninjured.”
They added: “Anyone with information is asked to contact Bruff Garda Station 061-382940 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.”
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