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Child seriously injured in Dublin hit-and-run

The 14-year-old boy was struck by a car in Cabra this evening, but the vehicle left the scene.

Image: Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run incident in Cabra in which a boy was seriously injured this evening.

The 14-year-old was struck by a car at the junction of St Eithne Road and Fassaugh Road in Cabra at around 5.40pm today.

The car, which witnesses have described as silver, did not remain at the scene.

The boy sustained serious injuries in the incident and has been taken to Temple Street Hospital.

Diversions are in place as gardaí carry out a technical examination of the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have any information about it is asked to contact gardaí on 01 666 8600, on the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or through any garda station.

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