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Man rushed to hospital in serious condition following hit and run

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Gardai on duty.

Gardai on duty.

Gardai on duty.

A MAN was been rushed to hospital in a serious condition following a hit and run.

The incident occurred yesterday at Magheraboy Upper, Finea in Co Westmeath at around 3pm yesterday.

A pedestrian was struck by a car which failed to remain at the scene.

The man in his late 30s was seriously injured and has been taken to Beaumont Hospital.

The vehicle invovled is described as a dark coloured saloon car and had come from the Ballyjamesduff direction.

The R194 is closed at the scene of the collision to facilitate a technical examination of the area by Garda forensic collision investigators.

GardaĆ­ are asking anyone with information about the collision to contact them at Cavan Garda Station on 049 4368800.

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