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24-year-old due in court over hijacked taxi crash

A second man who was in the car at the time of the crash died of his injuries yesterday morning.

The hijacked car following the crash.
The hijacked car following the crash.
Image: Matt Dempsey/Q102

A 24-YEAR-old man is due in court over a collision involving a hijacked taxi.

The taxi was hijacked on Sunday morning and two men were in the car at the time it struck a pole on Mount Brown in Dublin.

One man in his 20s was fatally injured and the second – a 24-year-old – was arrested following the incident.

Gardaí said today that this man will appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.

Related: Man dies after hijacked taxi crashes into a pole in Dublin City>

Read: ‘You get such an awful fright … some people just don’t come back to the taxi business’>

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