— Incident is third hit-and-run in a week where people on bicycles were injured.
Gardai are seeking wittinesses and camera footage to a hit and run in which a driver left a woman knocked off her bike with serious injuries on Wednesday in Dublin.
It is the third reported hit-and-run collision in the last week involving people on bicycles in Ireland, the two others were in Meath and central Dublin.
Colin Heeney at the Garda press office said: “Gardaí are investigating a hit and run incident, involving a cyclist and a car, that occurred on the Cheeverstwon Road at the junction with Fortunestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24, on 16/06/2021 at 8.30am.”
“It is reported a black VW Passat car collided with the cyclist and failed to remain at the scene. The cyclist, a woman aged in her 20s, was taken to Tallaght University Hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries,” he said.
He added: “Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Gardaí are particularly interested in speaking to any witness or road users who may have camera footage (dash-cam) and were in the area between 8am – 9am. Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí in Tallaght on 01 666 6000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.”