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witness appeal Teenage girl rushed to hospital after collision between a scooter and a van

A garda spokesman said they appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to come forward

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Crumlin Children's Hospital.

Crumlin Children's Hospital.

Crumlin Children's Hospital.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl on a push-scooter was injured after being struck by a van in Dublin on Wednsday evening.

The incident occurred on Walkinstown Avenue, Dublin 12 on Wednesday evening, shortly after 6pm.

The teen was taken to Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) Hospital at Crumlin where she continues to be treated for serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

The scene was preserved following the incident for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

A garda spokesman said they appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

"Any person, pedestrian or motorist, who was travelling along Walkinstown Avenue on Wednesday, 1st December 2021 between 5.45pm and 6.30pm is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

"Any road users who have camera footage (including mobile phone footage and dash cam footage) of Walkinstown Avenue at the time of the incident is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

"Any person who can assist Gardaí with their inquiries is asked to contact Crumlin Garda Station on 01 666 6200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station."

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