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Serious Road Traffic Collision and Dangerous Driving Incident, Dublin 8, Saturday, 27th August, 2022

Issue Date: 28/08/2022

Gardaí are investigating a serious road traffic collision and incident of dangerous driving that occurred on the evening of Saturday, 27th August, 2022, in Dublin 8.

At approximately 11:20pm, a car turning onto Thomas Court from Thomas Street struck a number of kerbside barriers and mounted the footpath before colliding with three male pedestrians.

Two of the pedestrians were taken to St James's Hospital to be treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. The third male did not require immediate medical attention.

The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, was arrested by Gardaí on suspicion of dangerous driving and taken to Kevin Street Garda Station. He has since been charged and will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin, Court 2, at 10:30am on Monday, 29th August, 2022.

The scene at Thomas Court was preserved for technical examination but the scene has since been lifted.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users or pedestrians who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the Thomas Street/Thomas Court areas of Dublin 8 between 11pm and 11:20pm are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 6669400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.