Woman injured in freak accident while taking photo of golf ball

first_imgA woman has been hospitalised after being struck by a runaway wheel while taking pictures of a giant golf ball.The freak accident happened in Inishowen.The woman was struck by the wheel which dislodged from a passing truck at Ture near Muff. The woman was out taking pictures of the giant golf ball which have been placed around the Inishowen peninsula.The decorative balls were placed in various towns to highlight the Wild Atlantic Way during the recent Irish Open golf tournament at Ballyliffin Golf Club.The woman, understood to be in her 40s and visiting from England, was rushed to Altnagelvin Hospital in nearby Derry.Her condition is not known. Gardai have confirmed that they are investigating the incident which happened on Wednesday afternoon.A spokesman said “We are investigating a traffic incident which took place near Muff during which a woman was injured.“We are appealing to anybody who may have witnessed the incident to contact their local Garda station.”Woman injured in freak accident while taking photo of golf ball was last modified: July 30th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more