Kildare Councillor dies in hospital after being struck by car

Willie Crowley was injured in the incident on Tuesday night

Kildare Councillor dies in hospital after being struck by car

Willie Crowley, who has passed away after being hit by a car in Athy Image: RollingNews.ie

The Kildare County Councillor who was struck by a car this week has died in hospital.

65-year-old Willie Crowley was struck by a car while he was crossing the road on Eyre Street in Newbridge on Tuesday night.

A 28-year-old Polish man appeared in court yesterday to face charges over the incident.

He was remanded in custody, to appear before Athy District Court next week.