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Hit and Run Collision on Sandy Road, Galway City on 19/9/22

On 19 September 2022, the female victim was walking home from work on the Sandy Road, Galway City. Shortly after 2 am, she crossed the road and was on the left hand foot path of Sandy Road walking in the direction of Headford Road, when she was hit from behind by what Gardaí believe to be a silver Volkswagen Passat or Passat CC. The car failed to stop or remain at the scene and drove off in the direction of Headford Road.  

The victim suffered a cracked collarbone as a result of the collision.  

Garda Appeal:

  • - Any witnesses in the Sandy Road or Headford Road, Galway between the hours of approximately 2am to 2:15am on the 19 September 2022.
  • - Any motorists that were in the area that may have dash camera footage.
  • - Gardaí believe that the suspect car is a silver Volkswagen Passat or Passat CC model.
  • - Anyone who may have noticed any damage to a vehicle matching that description.
  • - Has anyone discussed this collision with regard to the car or driver with you? Do you have any information that may assist the investigation? 

Gardaí Galway Garda Station – Investigating - Tel: (091) 538000