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Renewed appeal - Fatal Hit and Run at Ballingarry, Limerick on the 2/9/18

Gardaí investigating a fatal hit and run road traffic collision at Ballingarry, Co Limerick on the 2nd of September 2018 are renewing  their appeal for the public's help.

The collision happened shortly before 11pm at Rylands (on the Ballingarry to Rathkeale Road) R518. A 76 year old pedestrian was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. The offending vehicle did not remain at the scene. 

The man's body was removed to the mortuary at Limerick University Hospital where a post mortem took place on 3rd September 2018. 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information in connection with the collision or anyone who may have been on that stretch of road between 10.30pm and 11.15pm on the 2nd of September to contact them on 069 20650, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station. 

Note: Superintendent Edmond O'Neill will be available at Newcastlewest Garda Station between 2.30pm and 3.30pm today 4th September 2018 to do telephone briefings  Please email pressoffice@garda.ieto request an interview.