investigating a fatal hit and run incident involving
a male pedestrian that occurred in Letterkenny
during the early hours of today, Monday 15th June
At approximately 4am, the body of a man was
discovered by a road user along the roadway at
Windyhall in Letterkenny.
Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and
the man was transferred to Letterkenny University
Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Following an examination of the area, it was
identified that the male was struck by a vehicle
which failed to remain at the scene. Forensic
collision investigators are currently at the scene
which has been preserved for a full technical
examination. The road is currently closed with local
diversions in place.
Gardaí at Letterkenny are appealing for anyone with
information in relation to this incident to come
forward. They are appealing for any road users who
may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who
were travelling in the Windyhall area from 1am to
4am to make this footage available to them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact
Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 91 67100, the Garda
Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda
Gardaí have arrested and charged a man, aged in his
20s, in relation to this investigation. He is due to
appear before Letterkenny District Court on
Thursday, 17th June, at 10:30am.