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Man arrested following death of teen who had been stuck by car

Man arrested following death of teen who had been stuck by car

A MAN in his 20s has been arrested following the death of a young teenager after being struck by a car.

The incident occurred on the old N32 road in Coolock in Dublin last night at around 9.35pm.

A young teenage boy suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a car. He was rushed to Temple Street Children's Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The car involved failed to stop or remain at the scene of the collision. It was located a short time later by gardai close to the scene, and a man in his mid 20s was arrested.

He is currently being detained at Finglas Garda station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Coolock Garda Station on 01 6664200, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda station.