Kerry Hit And Run Probed

An investigation is underway after a hit and run incident in Co Kerry on Friday.

During the incident in the Killorglin area of Kerry a male pedestrian aged 51 was fatally injured by a vehicle that fled the area. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Cork Regional Hospital.

Gardai in Cahirciveen, are investigating the collision which occurred at Tinahalla on the Killorglin to Milltown Road (N70) at approx 8.30pm.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Gardai in Cahirciveen on 066 9473600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Meanwhile, yesterday, Gardaí in Dunshaughlin have launched another investigation into a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision, which occurred on the N3 at Clowanstown, Dunshaughlin, County Meath at approximately 7am.

There were two men and two women in the car, all aged between their 20s and 30s. All four were taken to Blanchardstown Hospital. A female aged 22 was pronounced dead at Blanchardstown Hospital. The condition of the other three is described as not life threatening.

The road was closed for a Garda Forensic examination, however it has since reopened.

Witnesses are asked to the Gardai in Ashbourne on 01 8010600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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