Wednesday 18 July 2018

Female pedestrian seriously injured following 'hit-and-run' in Dublin

A man in his 40s has been arrested

Gardai seal off Sarsfield road where a serious road collision took place Picture:Arthur Carron
Gardai seal off Sarsfield road where a serious road collision took place Picture:Arthur Carron

Allison Bray and Sean Nolan

A female pedestrian was seriously injured in a 'hit-and-run' incident in Ballyfermot last night.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Sarsfield Road and Landon Road in Ballyfermot just before 9pm.

A car struck a woman in her early 40s before leaving the scene.

The driver, a man in his 40s, was arrested a short time later.

He is currently being detained in Kilmainham Garda Station.

The woman was been taken to St James Hospital and her condition is described as serious

The area was sealed off last night while gardai conducted a forensic examination of the accident scene.

Two units of Dublin Fire Brigade, along with an advanced paramedic team, also attended the scene.

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