A vigil is to be held for Thiago Cortes, who has died in hospital after he was knocked down by a hit and run driver North Wall Quay in Dublin on Monday night.
The event for the Deliveroo driver killed in the hit and run Is to take place at 5pm today at the Spire on O’Connell Street.
Thiago Cortes, who was struck while cycling on North Wall Quay on Monday night, has died.— Dublin Cycling Campaign (@dublincycling) September 2, 2020
Our thoughts are with his family, friends, colleagues & Dublin's Brazilian community.
A vigil for Thiago will take place at 5pm today at the Spire, O'Connell Street: https://t.co/rXAPiHInH3 pic.twitter.com/vuIOSxwq2S
As it was confirmed the man has died in hospital, Garda today renewed its appeal for wittinesses or dash cam footage.
“Gardaí at Store Street are renewing their appeal for witnesses following a serious collision involving a cyclist and a car in Dublin on Monday 31st August 2020,” said Gillian Fee at the Garda press office.
She said: “A male cyclist in his 20s who was taken by ambulance from the scene in a serious condition has since passed away from his injuries at the Mater hospital on 2nd September, 2020.”
“Gardaí are renewing their appeal for witnesses and in particular to anyone who was in the area of the North Wall Quay, North Wall Avenue, East Wall Road, Sheriff Street Upper, Castleforbes Road or Castleforbes Square between 10.15pm and 10.30pm to come forward. They are also appealing to road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) from the area at the time to make it available to them,” she added.
Those with information area asked to get in touch with the incident room at Store Street Garda station 01 6668000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.