Cyclist in his 50s seriously injured in hit-and-run in Limerick
A woman has been arrested in connection with the incident.
A cyclist has been seriously injured following a hit-and-run incident that took place in Limerick on Thursday, 30 June.
Shortly after 7.15pm, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted after the cyclist was discovered on the R522 between Drumcolliher and Feohanagh near Newcastle West.
The cyclist, a man aged in his 50s, was treated at the scene before being airlifted to Cork University Hospital. His injuries have been described as serious.
A woman aged in her 20s was subsequently arrested by investigating Gardaí in connection with the incident.
As of Friday morning, she is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Henry Street Garda Station. A car understood to have been involved in the incident was seized for the purposes of forensic examination.
The scene has been examined by Garda Forensic Collision investigators and the road has since reopened to traffic.
Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed the collision to contact them. Any road users who were travelling on the R522 between Dromcolliher and Feohanagh at the time of the incident with camera footage – including dash-cam – is asked to make this available to investigators.
Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212 400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.