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Cyclist in critical condition following hit-and-run in Dublin

A cyclist has been left in critical condition following a hit-and-run in Dublin city.

The cyclist was immediately rushed to Beaumont Hospital following the incident when emergency services arrived.

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Gardaí have said they are treating the incident as a hit-and-run and have urged the driver to come forward and contact them.

Gardaí at Store Street Garda Station are also appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage to contact the.

The cyclist was a male in his early 20s.

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“He was taken from the scene by Ambulance to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is understood to be critical,” Gardaí said.

The car suspected to be involved in the incident was discovered abandoned a short time after the incident.

“Investigating Gardaí are appealing to the driver of the car and anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward. They are also appealing to anyone with video footage from the location to make it available to them,” a garda statement read.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Gardaí as soon as possible.

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