Child seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Dublin 2 weeks ago

Child seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Dublin

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a child was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Dublin on Saturday evening.

The boy was hit by a car on Fortunestown Lane in Tallaght around 8.30pm by a car which failed to remain at the scene.

Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene and the child was taken to Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this incident to come forward. Anyone who was in the vicinity of Fortunestown Lane between 8pm and 9pm on Saturday evening, 12 September, should make contact.

Gardaí are particularly appealing to any road users who may have camera (dash-cam) footage, and who were driving in the Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght area on Saturday evening, to make it available to them.

Anyone with any information should contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.