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Man arrested over hit and run which left pedestrian seriously injured

A man is currently in Garda custody following a hit and run that left a 38-year-old man seriously injured in Westmeath on Tuesday.

Garda confirmed they are holding a man in his early 20s under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Cavan Garda Station and are seeking to question him about the incident.

A spokesperon told the Independent.ie that the arrest was carried out last night and that a car was taken for a technical examination as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information about the collision should contact the Cavan Garda Station on 049 4368800.

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