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Fatal Hit & Run Road Traffic Collision in Cabra on the 2/12/11

Conor Hickey

The Gardaí at Mountjoy Garda Station are investigating a fatal hit and run road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 5.25pm in Friday the 2nd December 2011.

Conor Hickey was crossing Fassaugh Road, when he was struck by a car, he was transferred to hospital where he was pronounced dead the following day.

Witnesses describe seeing a silver saloon car travelling at speed away from the scene in the direction of Connaught Street, CCTV footage captured a black car turning right at the junction of Shandown Crescent onto Connaught Street when a silver car travelling at high speed from Faussagh Road narrowly missed the black car at the junction as it was turning right.


• Did anyone see anything suspicious before or after the accident on that Fassaugh Road.

• Anyone who witnessed Conor Hickey being struck by the car to come forward.

• Did anyone see a silver medium sized saloon car on Fassaugh Road, travelling at speed towards Connaught Street in the direction of Phibsboro 10 minutes before and after the incident.

• A black car pulled out of shandon crescent and turned right, this car was narrowly missed by a silver salloon style car travelling at speed seconds after the accident. Gardai would like to talk to the driver of the black car, who may have seen something.

• A female captured on CCTV walking up Connught Street past Shandon Motors would have seen near collision between the speeding silver car and the black car. Gardaí would like them to contact the programme.

• Gardaí appeal to the person responsible to hand themselves in.

• Anyone with any information on this fatal hit and run road traffic collision to pick up the phone and call the programme.

• Gardaí would also like to thank the local community have been hugely helpful.

Gardaí at Mountjoy Garda Station are investigating                    Telephone  01 666 8600