Teen arrested following hit-and-run in the city

Teen arrested following hit-and-run in the city
Paul Higgins pictured with his son Zac who was involved in a hit and run accident. Pic : Paul Higgins Facebook account

A juvenile in his late teens has been arrested in connection to yesterday’s hit and run in Mahon.

A two-year-old boy, Zac Higgins, is currently being cared for in the intensive care unit of Temple Street Children’s Hospital following the incident that occurred in the Castle Meadows estate on the Skehard Road.

Gardaí investigating the matter arrested the teenager today.

The male suspect is being detained under section four of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at The Bridewell Garda Station.

The investigating team have also renewed their witness appeal and asked anyone with dash cam footage or CCTV to contact the Gardaí.

The following contact numbers have been provided for anyone who would like to share information about the ongoing investigation: Anglesea Street Garda Station 021 4522000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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