A woman who was arrested by gardaí in connection with a serious hit-and-run in Limerick has been charged.
The woman, who is in her 20s, is expected to appear before a sitting of Limerick District Court Monday, October 11 at 10.30 am.
The incident occurred that occurred in the early hours of October 10, left four people injured — including one person in a critical condition.
Gardaí are now in the process of trying to establish whether or not the incident was deliberate.
The collision occurred at Cornmarket Row at approximately 1am this morning when a car struck three pedestrians — one man and two women.
“Three pedestrians, one man and two women were struck by a vehicle which left the scene,” a garda spokesperson said this morning.
“All three persons were removed from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.”
The male pedestrian, who is 33 years old, sustained significant injuries during the incident; his condition is described as critical.
The two female pedestrians, both of whom are in their late 30s, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.
A fourth person, a 19-year-old woman, presented at UHL later this morning, having also been injured by the same vehicle which struck the other pedestrians. Her condition is described as non-life-threatening.
The driver left the scene after the incident.
Investigating officers located seized the vehicle a short time later and it has now been sent for technical examination.
Gardaí are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward.
Any road users who were travelling along Cornmarket Row and High Street in the early hours of Sunday, October 10, between 1am and 1.30am, and who may have camera footage (including dashcam) has been asked to make it available.
Anyone with any information has been asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061-212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.
“Investigations remain ongoing,” the spokesperson added.