Man (40s) in serious condition following Galway hit and run 1 month ago

Man (40s) in serious condition following Galway hit and run

The incident took place on Sunday evening.

A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a hit and run incident in Galway on Sunday, 24 October.


The road traffic collision occurred on the R336 Road between Furbo and Spiddal at approximately 8.30pm when a car collided with a pedestrian near the church in the village of Furbo.

The pedestrian, a man aged in his 40s, was subsequently taken to NUIG Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

The driver of the car involved in the incident failed to remain at the scene.

At the time of writing on Monday afternoon, the road has been closed to allow for an examination of the scene by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Local diversions have been put in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward, particularly road users who may have camera footage – including dash-cam – and who were travelling on the R336 between Furbo and Spiddal on Sunday between 8pm and 9pm.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to make contact with Salthill Garda Station on 091 514 720, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.