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Boy (14) in serious condition after hit-and-run in Tallaght

He was on a bicycle at the time of the incident.
Feb 5th 2018, 4:53 PM 21,914 28

A TEENAGE BOY is in serious condition after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run last night.

Gardaí at Tallaght are appealing for witnesses to the serious hit-and-run which occurred last night, Sunday 4 February, at approximately 8.50pm on Cheeverstown Road, Tallaght.

A 14-year-old male cyclist was struck by a car which failed to remain at the scene. The youth was taken to Crumlin Children’s Hospital where he is in a serious condition.

The car involved is described as a black saloon car, possibly a VW Passat or a Saab.

Anyone who may have witnesses this collision or who may have information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01- 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Aoife Barry


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