Dublin teenager hospitalised with serious injuries after being struck by van

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Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward as a teenager was “seriously injured” after being struck by a van.

The teenage girl was taken to Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) Hospital at Crumlin where she continues to be treated for serious injuries.

Dublin Live understands the girl is 12 years old.

The accident happened when she was travelling around Walkinstown Avenue on a push scooter on Wednesday evening, 1 December, shortly after 6pm.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators preserved the scene following the incident for a technical examination.

This morning, a garda spokesperson said: “Gardai are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

“Any person, pedestrian or motorist, who was travelling along Walkinstown Avenue on Wednesday, 1 December 2021 between 5.45pm and 6.30pm is asked to contact investigating gardai.



Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin

“Any road users who have camera footage (including mobile phone footage and dash cam footage) of Walkinstown Avenue at the time of the incident is asked to make this available to investigating gardai.

Anyone who can assist gardai is asked to contact Crumlin Garda Station on 01 666 6200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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