Girl (3) hurt in Cork city hit-and-run incident

Search for man in small red car wearing muscle top and jeans

Driver of a small red car stopped briefly before after hitting girl  before driving away. Photograph: The Irish Times

Driver of a small red car stopped briefly before after hitting girl before driving away. Photograph: The Irish Times

Wed, Aug 7, 2013, 10:04

Gardai in Cork city are investigating a hit-and-run incident in which a young girl was injured yesterday evening.

The incident happened at Carberry Grove, Knocknaheeney between 8.40pm and 9.40pm when a car stuck a three-year-old child.

The small red car stopped momentarily before driving away.

The girl was taken to Cork University Hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

The driver of the car is described as in his 50s, with grey hair, grey beard wearing glasses. He was wearing a muscle top and jeans. The car had a partial registration of 00 C.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gurranabraher Garda station on (021) 4946200.