Friday 28 July 2017

Gardai investigating fatal hit and run incident in south Dublin

General view of Gardai at scene. Brookview Close, Brookview, Tallaght, Dublin. Picture: Caroline Quinn
General view of Gardai at scene. Brookview Close, Brookview, Tallaght, Dublin. Picture: Caroline Quinn

Robin Schiller

A man in his 30s has died after being struck by a vehicle in south Dublin.

The incident occurred shortly after 7pm this evening in the Brookview estate, Tallaght. Gardai and members of Dublin Fire Brigade are currently at the scene.

Passers by gave first aid to the man before emergency services arrived. However, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

 It is understood that he car used in the incident was left at the scene, while one lone male was seen fleeing the area.

No arrests have yet been made and detectives from Tallaght garda station are investigating.

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