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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to hit-and-run which left 3-year-old girl injured

The driver of the car stopped for a moment after hitting the girl before driving away.

Carbery Grove in Cork (File photo)
Carbery Grove in Cork (File photo)
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GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses to a hit-and-run which left a 3-year-old girl injured.

The incident happened on Sunday evening (4 August) between 8.40pm and 9.40pm at Carbery Grove, Knocknaheney, in Cork city when the toddler was hit by a small red car.

She was brought to Cork University Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries.

The car is believed to have stopped for a moment after hitting the girl before driving away. It has a registration plate beginning with 00 C and drove towards Kilmore Road after the incident.  The driver of the car is described as being in his 50s, with grey hair and a grey beard and wearing glasses. He was wearing a sleeveless shirt and jeans.

Gardaí have asked anyone with any information about the driver or who was in the area at the time to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on 021 4946200.

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