Arrest made following man killed in Galway hit-and-run

A man in his 20s was arrested this morning by Gardai investigating the fatal hit-and-run of a man cycling a bicycle in Galway on Wednesday.

John White, a 68-year-old Loughrea man who was cycling, died as a result of the collision with the driver of a BMW at around 8.30pm on the Gort Road in Loughrea, Co Galway.

The Garda press office said that the man in his 20s “is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Loughrea Garda Station and can be detained for up to twenty four hours”.


  1. Good job,well done the gardai

  2. Delighted to hear this ,nicely done big plus for the Gardai.

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