Man, 40s, in critical condition after hit and run in Waterford
Gardaí have launched a witness appeal.
A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run in Waterford city.
At around 11.45am on Friday (8 September), a male pedestrian in his 40s was struck by a car at the junction of The Glen and Ballybricken.
Gardaí say that the vehicle then failed to remain at the scene of the crash.
The pedestrian was seriously injured during the collision and was rushed to Cork University Hospital where his condition has been described as critical.
The Glen and Ballybricken roads are currently closed and the services of Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested. Local diversions have been implemented.
An aerial view of Waterford city
Gardaí in Waterford are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them.
"Any road users and pedestrians who were in The Glen, Ballybricken and surrounding areas this morning between 11.00am and 12.00pm (midday) and noticed any unusual activity is asked to contact investigating Gardaí," a spokseperson said.
"Anyone who may have camera footage (including dash cam) of this area this morning is asked to make this available to Gardaí."
Those with information which may assist Gardaí are asked to contact Waterford Garda Station on 051 305300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.
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