Witness appeal after alleged hit-and-run incident in Tallaght

Witness appeal after alleged hit-and-run incident in Tallaght

By Mary Dennehy

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses following an alleged hit-and-run incident involving a cyclist and a car in Tallaght on Wednesday, June 16.

According to a Garda statement issued this afternoon, gardai are investigating a hit-and-run incident that occurred on the Cheeverstown Road at the junction with Fortunestown Way, Tallaght, at around 8.30am on June 16.

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A Garda spokesperson said: “It is reported a black VW Passat car collided with the cyclist and failed to remain at the scene.

“The cyclist, a woman aged in her 20s, was taken to Tallaght University Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

“Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.”

Gardaí are particularly interested in speaking with any witnesses or road users who may have camera footage (dash-cam) and were in the area between 8am and 9am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardai in Tallaght on 01 666 6000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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