A woman has died following a suspected hit and run in Kildare 2 weeks ago

A woman has died following a suspected hit and run in Kildare

The incident occurred on Monday night.

A woman has died following a suspected hit and run in Kildare.

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a suspected fatal hit and run road traffic collision in Newbridge, Kildare on Monday (9 November).

Shortly after 8pm, Gardaí were alerted by emergency services following the discovery of a female pedestrian in her 40s with serious injuries on Thomas Street, Newbridge.

It's understood the woman was struck by a vehicle.

The injured woman was taken by ambulance to Naas General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

The local coroner has since been notified and a post-mortem examination has been arranged.

The scene is preserved for a full forensic and technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision investigators, and local traffic diversions remain in place.

The outcome of a post-mortem will determine the course of the Garda investigation.

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Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or with camera footage (including dash cam) from the area at the time is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

Those with information are being asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station at 045-431212 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111.