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Gardaí launch investigation after 'car deliberately driven into another car' at entrance of shopping centre

One man was injured and taken to hospital.

Image: Dublin Fire Brigade

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have launched an investigation after a car was deliberately driven into another car outside City West shopping centre this afternoon. 

The incident occurred at around 5.30pm and video footage emerged online showing a crowd of people in the area at the time.

In a statement, a spokesperson confirmed one man was arrested. 

“From initial investigations it appears that a car deliberately drove into another car injuring a man, one man has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The injured man was taken to Tallaght University Hospital where it is believed his injuries are not life-threatening. 

Emergency crews from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene and the area was cordoned off and diversions were put in place for a period of time. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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