Teenage girl in critical condition after hit and run in Co Wicklow

Light-coloured saloon car failed to remain at scene of incident in early hours of Saturday

Main St, Kilcoole, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Google Street View

Main St, Kilcoole, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Google Street View

 

A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition following a hit and run in Co Wicklow in the early hours of Saturday.

Gardaí in Bray have appealed for witnesses after the teenager, who was on foot, was struck by a car at about 3.50am on Saturday on Main Street, Kilcoole.

The girl was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where her condition is described as critical, according to gardaí.

The vehicle, which failed to remain at the scene, is described as a light coloured – possibly silver – saloon-type car. It was travelling northbound through Kilcoole village at 3.45am in the direction of Newtownmountkennedy, towards Greystones / Eden Gate.

Any witnesses or anyone with information has been asked to contact Bray Garda station on 01 666 5300, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Gardaí said investigations are ongoing.