Sunday 20 January 2019

Gardaí release details of suspect vehicle in fatal hit-and-run

Scene of hit-and-run incident (Photo: Conor Feehan)
Scene of hit-and-run incident (Photo: Conor Feehan)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Gardaí have released details of a suspect vehicle in a hit-and-run incident this morning.

A male pedestrian, believed to be in his thirties, was fatally injured in the incident when he was struck by a car in the Swords area of Dublin.

The incident occurred on the Rathbeale Road (R125), Swords, Co. Dublin shortly after 1.30am this morning - this is the road that links Swords and Ashbourne.

Gardaí are describing the vehicle as a dark coloured saloon car. The driver failed to remain at the scene.

The car drove off in the direction of Ashbourne.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Swords Garda Station on 01 666 4700.

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