Man is questioned over Co Kildare hit and run

Victim (65) remains in a serious condition in hospital after he was hit by a car Tuesday

Gardaí are continuing to question a man in connection with a hit and run in Co Kildare that has left a man in a serious condition in hospital.

The incident happened on Tuesday night on Eyre Street in Newbridge at around 8.40.

A pedestrian (65) was struck by a car and the driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

A man (28) was arrested at a house in the town yesterday in relation to the investigation. He is being detained at the local garda station under section 4 Criminal Justice Act.

The injured man remains in a very serious condition in Naas General Hospital.