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Girl hit by car left seriously injured

a YOUNG girl is in a serious condition in hospital after she was struck by a car in Monaghan yesterday.

The girl suffered serious injuries when she was struck by a car on the Ballybay to Swans Cross road, at Cortubber in Ballybay shortly before 8pm. She was airlifted to Temple Street Hospital last night. A garda spokesperson said the R183 wasy closed while a garda forensic investigation is being carried out. Diversions were put in place.