Man To Appear In Court Charged Over Fatal Hit And Run In Swords


A 50-year-old man is expected to appear before a sitting of the Dublin District Court on Monday.

The man has been charged in connection to a fatal hit and run in Dublin.

The driver who was arrested on Friday, remains in Garda custody.

The collision between a HGV and a male pedestrian occurred on Friday at around 12:20am on the Swords Road, at the Collins Avenue Junction.

The pedestrian, 21-year-old Gerard Whyte, was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Gardaí said the HGV articulated tractor unit had been recovered and that a family liaison officer has been appointed.