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18/10/2021

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LISTEN| Gardai appeal for information after toddler injured in hit and run in Cork city

LISTEN| Gardai appeal for information after toddler injured in hit and run in Cork city

Gardaí at Anglesea Street in Cork investigating a hit and run collision in Cork City yesterday, in which a three year old boy was seriously injured, have recovered a blue saloon car believed to have been involved in his incident.  The car was recovered approximately 1 km from the scene of the collision. 

The injured boy is described as critical but stable at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in Dublin. It is believed that he was struck by a car shortly after 4pm at Castle Meadows off Skehard Road. The car involved failed to remain at the scene. The young boy was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital. His condition is understood to be serious. 

Supt O'Sullivan this morning appealed to witnesses to contact them.They are particularly appealing to motorists with dash cams who were driving in the Skehard Road and Castle Meadows area  between 3:30pm and 4:30pm to contact them.

 Anyone with information is asked to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station 021 4522000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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