There are reports this evening that an elderly woman has been struck by a vehicle in Mourne Vale just off the Avenue Road in Dundalk.
It is understood that a truck was involved in the collision.
The woman's injuries are believed to be serious.
The road has been sealed off by gardai.
Emergency services are assisting with road closures and lighting at the scene.
The Democrat understands that the area has been closed off for garda and forensic investigations
More as we get it.