Ireland

Man arrested over hit-and-run death in Co Limerick

(Niall Carson/PA)
(Niall Carson/PA) (Niall Carson/PA)

A man has been arrested by gardai investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Co Limerick last month.

A man in his 20s was killed in the crash on the Dublin Road in Castletroy on Friday October 13.

He was a pedestrian and the crash involved two cars.

The driver of one of the cars failed to remain at the scene.

A man and a woman in the other car were taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment of injuries believed to be non-life-threatening at the time.

On Sunday, gardai said they had arrested a man in his late teens under Section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act 1999.

He is detained at Limerick City Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.