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Garda recovers in hospital after being struck by stolen car in North County Dublin

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Garda recovers in hospital after being struck by stolen car in North County Dublin

A Garda is recovering in hospital after he was struck by a stolen car in North County Dublin last night.

The officer was hit by the vehicle while attempting to get it to stop in Balbriggan at around 11pm.

He was rushed to Beaumont Hospital, where his injuries have been described as serious but not life threatening.

A Garda spokesman confirmed to Independent.ie that a man in his mid-20s has been arrested in relation to the incident.

“He is currently being detained and the investigation into the incident continues”, he added.