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fled the scene Gardaí investigate hit and run after woman hospitalised in Co Kildare incident

A female pedestrian was standing beside a vehicle when she was struck by a passing car and left with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries

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Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information on a blue Ford Focus hatchback car that failed to remain at the scene.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information on a blue Ford Focus hatchback car that failed to remain at the scene.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information on a blue Ford Focus hatchback car that failed to remain at the scene.

Gardaí are investigating after a woman was hospitalised following a hit and run incident in Co. Kildare on Monday.

The traffic collision took place at Rosconnell Estate in Newbridge, Co. Kildare at 10.20am on Monday morning.

A female pedestrian was standing beside a vehicle when she was struck by a passing car and left with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. Two other parked cars were damaged in the incident.

The driver of the car fled the scene and the woman, aged in her 40s, was taken by ambulance to Tallaght University Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Gardaí in Newbridge are now carrying out a technical examination and CCTV is currently being reviewed.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information on a blue Ford Focus hatchback car that failed to remain at the scene. They are also appealing to the driver of this car to come forward.

The car was last seen on the Dublin Road in Newbridge with damage to both the left and right sides and has yet to be located.

A garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí at Newbridge are appealing for information and witnesses following a hit and run traffic collision at Rosconnell Estate, Newbridge, at 10.20am on 30th August, 2021. A female pedestrian in her 40s was seriously injured in the collision.

“The injured woman was taken by Ambulance to Tallaght Hospital for treatment to injuries described as serious but not life threatening.

“It’s understood the injured pedestrian was standing beside a car when she was struck by a passing car, which failed to remain at the scene. Two other stationary cars were also damaged in the incident.

“Garda are carrying out a technical examination of both cars. CCTV is currently being reviewed.

“Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information on a blue Ford Focus hatchback car that failed to remain at the scene. They are also appealing to the driver of this car to come forward.

“The car was last seen on the Dublin Road in Newbridge with damage to both the left and right sides and has yet to be located.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station 045 3431212 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.”

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