One critical, three others injured, after Limerick hit-and-run

One critical, three others injured, after Limerick hit-and-run

A MAN has been left in a critical condition after a hit-and-run incident in Limerick that left four people hospitalised.

The incident occurred at around 1am at Corn Market Row in the city when three pedestrians were struck by a vehicle, which left the scene.

A 33-year-old male and two women in their late 30s were taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, with the former in a critical condition.

The two women were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

A fourth person, a 19-year-old woman, later presented at the same hospital having been injured by the same vehicle.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The vehicle was found abandoned a short distance away.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone who was travelling along Corn Market and High Street between 1am and 1.30am and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on (061) 212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.