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Woman arrested in connection with hit-and-run incident in Limerick

The incident occurred at Corn Market Row, Limerick at around 1am this morning.

File photo of a Garda vehicle.
File photo of a Garda vehicle.
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Updated Oct 10th 2021, 11:00 AM

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a woman in her 20s in relation to a serious injury hit-and-run traffic collision that happened in Limerick in the early hours of this morning. 

Three pedestrians, one man and two women, were struck by a vehicle which left the scene at Corn Market Row in Limerick at around 1am.

All three people were removed from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

The male pedestrian (33) received serious injuries and is in critical condition. The two female pedestrians, both in their late 30s, received non-life threatening injuries.

A fourth female pedestrian (19) presented at University Hospital Limerick also injured by the same vehicle at the same time. Her condition is non-life threatening.

The woman in her 20s, was arrested in relation to the incident and is currently detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

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Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to come forward.

A spokesperson said: “Any road users who were travelling along Corn Market and High Street in the early hours of this morning between 1a.m. and 1.30a.m. and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to gardaí.”

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