Man charged over Limerick hit and run which has left scooter…

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first_img TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LimerickNewsMan charged over Limerick hit and run which has left scooter driver fighting for his life in hospitalBy David Raleigh – March 11, 2021 3327 Print Facebook Linkedincenter_img Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WhatsApp A MAN has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm to a scooter driver, who was fighting for his life in hospital following a hit and run collision after they were struck by a car allegedly driven by the accused. Shane O’Donnell, aged 23, with an address at Clarina Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston, Limerick, appeared before Limerick District Court today, charged with two offences following the serious road collision last Monday.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up  A GSOC investigation is running in tandem, and independent, of a garda investigation into the matter, as gardai had interacted with the car the accused was allegedly driving shortly before it struck the man on the scooter. The collision occurred at a pedestrian crossing around 11.20pm last Monday night. Mr O’Donnell is charged that, on March 8th 2021, at St Nessans Road, Raheen, Limerick, he drove a 05 DL registered car in a dangerous manner causing serous bodily harm to Daniel Hennigar. The accused was also charged that, on the same date, at the same location, he did leave the scene of the collision without offering Mr Hennigar assistance, and that he did so intending to escape detection knowing that Mr Hennigar had suffered an injury requiring medical assistance. Mr Hennigar remains in a critical condition a in the Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital Limerick.  Garda Pat Melody gave evidence he arrested Mr O’Donnell on March 10th at 4.58pm at Roxboro Road garda station. He said that when he charged Mr O’Donnell at 5.50pm, the accused “had nothing to say”. Sergeant Michelle Leahy said a garda file on the matter is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and that the State was “awaiting directions” in the case. Sergeant Leahy told the court gardai were objecting to Mr O’Donnell applying for bail. Mr O’Donnell’s solicitor Sarah Ryan said the accused was not making an application for bail. Judge Patricia Harney remanded Mr O’Donnell in custody to appear via video link before Limerick District Court on March 16th. Previous articleOn This Day: Limerick Hurlers earn promotion after nine years in 1B & More!Next articlePlans for new Limerick premises to ease burden of children’s grief David Raleigh WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img

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