Gardaí at Mayfield are appealing for further information following a road traffic collision on Thomas Davis St in the Blackpool area of Cork city.
At approximately 9.15pm on August 6, a 12-year old male pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on Thomas Davis St.
He was taken by ambulance to the Mercy University Hospital. The vehicle involved in the incident failed to remain at the scene. This vehicle has since been located and is the subject of a Garda Forensic Examination.
Investigating gardai are appealing to the two female passengers and the male driver of this car to contact them at Mayfield Garda Station on 021-4558510, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
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The women are below the age of 35 and some are being held in schools in Iraq's second largest city, Mosul.
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The Yazidis practise an ancient religion that the Sunni Muslim radicals consider heretical.
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Nelson was named National Cat of The Year at a ceremony in London.
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