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Gardaí seek help finding driver in hit-and-run accident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a black jeep in Irishtown, Dublin 4 last week – but the driver fled the scene.

The public library at Irishtown, Dublin 4: a 13-year-old boy was struck by a jeep in a hit-and-run incident last weekend.
The public library at Irishtown, Dublin 4: a 13-year-old boy was struck by a jeep in a hit-and-run incident last weekend.
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GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have appealed for public assistance in trying to trace the driver of a black jeep that struck a 13-year-old boy outside a library last Saturday evening.

The boy, 13, was outside the public library on the Irishtown Road last Sunday when he was hit by the jeep at around 8:45pm.

The jeep sped away from the scene of the crash, leaving the boy with a broken ankle.

He was brought to Crumlin Children’s Hospital but has since been discharged.

Anyone who may have seen the incident, or who may have any other information about it, is asked to contact Gardaí at Irishtown at (01) 666 9600, or the Garda Confidential line at 1800 666 111.

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