Man (54) suffers serious head injury in altercation with teenagers

Man sustains fractured skull and bleed in the brain after hitting his head on the pavement

Gardaí are examining CCTV footage from Carrigaline to try to identify those involved in an incident in which a man in his 50s sustained serious head injuries. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí are examining CCTV footage from Carrigaline to try to identify those involved in an incident in which a man in his 50s sustained serious head injuries. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A man in his 50s has been left with serious head injuries following an apparent assault in Carrigaline, Co Cork over the weekend.

It is understood the man suffered a fractured skull and a bleed in the brain when he was allegedly assaulted and fell back, hitting his head on the pavement following a confrontation with a number of teenagers.

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