Gardai appeal for witnesses following hit-and-run incident in Tallaght

By William O'Connor

GARDAI in Tallaght are appealing for witnesses in relation to a hit-and-run collision that occurred on Saturday evening at approximately 8.30pm.

A male child received serious injuries when he was hit by a car on Fortunestown Lane in Tallaght. The car failed to remain at the scene.

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Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene and the child was taken to Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this incident to come forward. Anyone who was in the vicinity of Fortunestown Lane between 8pm and 9pm on Saturday evening, September 12 should make contact.

Gardaí are particularly appealing to any road users who may have camera (dash-cam) footage, and who were driving in the Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght area yesterday evening, to make it available to them.

Anyone with any information should contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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