Mother and child on bicycle injured in hit-and-run involving motorist in Galway City

A mother and child on a bicycle were injured in a hit-and-run collision involving a car driver in Galway City on Sunday last, June 2.

A spokesperson at the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí and emergency services attended a traffic collision that occurred at approximately 8:10pm on the 2nd of July 2023 on the Ballymoneen Road in Knocknacarra, Co Galway.”'s reader-funded journalism won't survive without your help. With over 762,000 views so-far this year, it's not just "avid cyclists" who read this website, but, if you want it to keep going, more support is needed from readers like you. Now, back to the article...

They added: “A bicycle and a car were involved in this collision. One woman aged in her 30s and a boy were conveyed to University Hospital Galway for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.”

Witnesses, anybody with dash cam footage or anyone with other pertinent information are asked to contact Garda Colette O’Donnell at Salthill Garda Station on 091 514720.


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