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Gardaí search for silver van which left the scene after hitting pedestrian

He remains in a critical condition.

GARDAÍ IN LONGFORD are searching for the driver of a van who hit a pedestrian and left the scene.

The incident happened in the early hours of last Sunday, 10 September, on Main Street in Edgeworthstown. A man was struck by a silver van.

The pedestrian, in his 20s, suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar. He was subsequently transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, where he remains in a critical condition.

Gardaí investigating the collision have set up an incident room at Granard Garda Station and are trying to trace the movements of a silver Ford Transit Van (07-SO reg) – before and after the collision

Anyone who was in the Edgeworthstown area between 2am and 3am on the morning, or anyone with any information about the incident, is asked to contact Granard Garda Station on (043) 6687660.

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