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Gardaí search for taxi driver after woman is critically injured in potential hit-and-run

They think the driver might have information about the incident, which happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Lohunda Dale
Lohunda Dale
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A WOMAN WAS seriously injured in a potential hit-and-run car accident in Clonsilla, Dublin 15.

The incident happened on Lohunda Dale at about 3.40am yesterday.

The woman, aged in her mid-30s, was taken to Connolly Memorial Hospital in Blanchardstown and later transferred to Beaumont Hospital. Her condition is described as critical.

Gardaí in Blanchardstown are investigating the possibility the woman was the victim of a hit-and-run.

Investigators have established that she had travelled from Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 in a taxi to the Lohunda area prior to her discovery and are seeking to identify the driver of this taxi, which is not better described.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information, particularly those who may have been in the Lohunda Estate/Ongar Distributor Road area between 3.15am and 4.15am on Sunday, to contact them at Blanchardstown garda station on 01 6667000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any garda station.

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