Man Arrested Over Hit And Run

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run incident in Cabra.

Gardaí at Mountjoy said on Monday evening they had arrested a 30-year-old man in relation to the fatal road collision.

The 14-year-old, Conor Hickey, of Attracta Road in Cabra died on December 3, 2011 as a result of the injuries he sustained the previous day.

The arrested man is being detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act. He was originally arrested at Cloverhill prison at around 7pm and removed from the prison on warrant before being questioned at Mountjoy Garda Station. He can be detained for up to 12 hours.

The Co Meath man had been on remand there for a separate unrelated offence.

The driver of the car had failed to stop and, despite numerous appeals, failed to come forward.


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