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Gardaí appeal for information after hit-and-run

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses following a hit and run collision.

The incident took place in Co Carlow on June 17 in Carlow Town.

At about 8.20pm two pedestrians were injured when they were struck by a vehicle described as a dark coloured (possible blue) 4×4 while out walking on a local road in the Urglin Rutland area of Carlow Town.
The 4X4 was coming from the Benekerry direction and the crash happened near Orglin Church. The offending vehicle left the scene in the direction of Rays Cross.
A 59-year-old man was seriously injured while the second pedestrian, a 23-year-old woman, sustained minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle failed to remain at the scene.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone with information is asked to contact Carlow Garda Station 059-9136620 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.