Woman Struck By A Car Driven At Speed By A Teenager In Blackpool

The driver of the car was arrested and the injured woman taken to CUH with non life-threatening injuries

An elderly woman was rushed to Cork University Hospital with non life threatening injuries after she was struck by a car which sped through Blackpool retail park damaging three vehicles on it's way 

Eyewitnesses report that the driver of the car also sped through a junction, mounted the footpath and crashed into the barrier in front of Bank of Ireland before he was arrested

It's believed the car the teenager was driving was stolen this morning from the Shandon Street area 

The teenager is currently being detained at Mayfield Garda Station while gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have camera footage of the incident to contact them at Watercourse Road Garda Station on 021-4558260. 

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