Elderly woman dead after Tallaght hit-and-run

Published date08 September 2023
Publication titleDublinLive (Ireland)
The incident happened shortly before 11:00am at the junction of Fortunestown Way and Cheeverstown Road. The pedestrian, a woman aged in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene

Her body has since been removed to the City Morgue at Whitehall where a post mortem will take place at a later stage. The car, which initially failed to remain at the scene, has since been identified and recovered by gardai and will be subject to a technical examination

Gardai confirmed that the road is presently closed for an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators and they are now appealing for witnesses of the crash to come forward.

A spokesman said: "Gardai are appealing to anyone with information or who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

"Any road users or pedestrians who may have camera footage (including dash-cam), and who were travelling on Fortunestown Way or Cheeverstown...

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