Gardaí in Henry Street investigating the serious injury hit-and-run that occurred in the early hours of this morning in Limerick have arrested a woman in her 20s.
The woman was arrested in relation to the incident and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Henry Street Garda station.
Three pedestrians – one man and two women – were struck by a vehicle which left the scene at Corn Market Row at approximately 1:00am.
All three people were rushed to University Hospital Limerick after the incident.
The 33-year-old male pedestrian received serious injuries and is in critical condition. The two female pedestrians received non-life threatening injuries.
A fourth female pedestrian (19) presented at University Hospital Limerick also injured by the same vehicle at the same time. Her condition is non-life threatening.
The vehicle was located abandoned a short distance away and has been taken for technical examination.
Gardaí are appealing to any road users who were travelling along Corn Market and High Street in the early hours of this morning between 1:00am and 1.30am.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on (061) 212400 , the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.
Investigations into the incident are ongoing.