Tuesday 17 July 2018

Two charged in relation to incident which saw garda struck by car

Beaumont Hospital
Beaumont Hospital
Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A MAN and a woman have been charged in relation to an incident where a garda was struck by a car.

The incident occurred in Balbriggan in north Co Dublin at around 11pm.

The officer was struck by the vehicle while attempting to get it to stop.

He was rushed to Beaumont Hospital, where his injuries have been described as serious but not life threatening.

Two other gardai were injured in the incident, one of whom required hospital treatment.

Two garda vehicles were also damaged in the incident.

The pair are due to appear before Dublin District Court 4, Criminal Courts of Justice, tomorrow morning at 10.30am.

They remain in Garda custody.

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