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Woman (20) charged over serious hit-and-run incident in Limerick

A woman has been remanded in custody after she was charged in connection with a hit-and-run in Limerick on Sunday morning.

A car drove into a number of people, critically injuring a man and leaving three women with non-life threatening injuries.

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Four people were hospitalised as a result of the incident.

The woman was arrested yesterday in relation to the incident and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Henry Street Garda station.

Twenty-year-old Chloe McNamara of Sarsfield Gardens, Moyross, Limerick appeared before Limerick District Court today charged with four offences arising out of the alleged incident, in the early hours of yesterday.

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She was charged with three counts of dangerous driving, contrary to Section 53 of the Road Traffic Act.

McNamara is also charged with failing to give assistance to a male, knowing this person was injured.

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