Pedestrian in serious condition after hit and run in Crossmaglen
A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a hit and run in Crossmaglen.
A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being struck by a car shortly before 6.20am in the Cardinal O’Fiaich Square area of the village.
The man, aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries that are described as serious. The offending car did not stop. A blue coloured Volkswagen Passat, believed to have been involved, has been recovered by police from the area of the market in Crossmaglen.
Inspector Denise Graham is appealing for anyone who was in the centre of Crossmaglen early this morning and who witnessed the collision, or anyone with any information about the movements of the offending car or its occupants following the collision to contact officers in Newry on 101 quoting reference number 488 of 27/12/16. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111,