Man arrested after pedestrian hit by car in Cork

Incident occurred at MacCurtain Street in Fermoy on Saturday afternoon

A man in his early 20s is being detained by gardaí after a car struck a pedestrian and damaged a number of parked vehicles on Saturday afternoon in Fermoy, Co Cork.

The pedestrian received non-life threatening injuries. Gardaí were alerted after the car drove down MacCurtain Street and damaged the vehicles at approximately 3.30pm, before hitting the pedestrian.

The man was arrested at the scene and taken to Fermoy Garda Station, where is is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. According to gardaí, he remains in custody as of Sunday morning, and investigations are ongoing.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses with video or dash-cam footage to come forward.. Gardaí in the Fermoy Station can be contacted on 025 82100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.