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Gardaí investigating car found "nearby" hit-and-run location

A young boy was injured in the incident.

Thomas Davis Street in Blackpool, Cork
Thomas Davis Street in Blackpool, Cork
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GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING a car found near the location where a young boy was knocked down in a hit-and-run earlier this week.

The incident had occurred on Thomas Davis Street at around 9.50pm on Wednesday. Gardaí confirmed this morning that a car was found “nearby”.

Investigations are underway to see if this car is the one that was involved in the hit-and-run.

The boy was seriously injured in the incident and taken by ambulance to Mercy University Hospital.

The vehicle involved had failed to remain at the scene.

A technical examination of the scene was carried out on Wednesday night.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021 4558510 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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