Gardaí seek van driver after suspected hit and run in Co Longford

Man in his 20s in serious condition after being hit crossing the road on Sunday

Man was knocked down crossing Main Street in Edgeworthstown at around 2.30am on Sunday

Man was knocked down crossing Main Street in Edgeworthstown at around 2.30am on Sunday

 

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being knocked down in a suspected hit and run in Co Longford.

The man, who is in his late 20s, was knocked down as he was crossing the road at Main Street in Edgeworthstown at around 2.30am on Sunday.

He was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar for treatment to what have been described as serious injuries.

Gardaí are investigating the incident. They believe a van was involved and sped from the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Granard Garda station on 043-6686512.