Athlone Gardai investigate hit and run incident on M6 motorway

Gardai in Athlone are asking for the public’s help in trying to resolve a hit and run incident on the motorway outside the town this week.

The incident happened on Wednesday night the 29th just after nine o’ clock at night when a Silver Yaris travelling on the motorway between junction 5 and 6 westbound was hit from behind by some other vehicle.

The Yaris was spun around on the road as a result of the impact, and one person was injured.


The occupants of the car were too shocked to have any recollection of what might have happened and gardai are appealing to other motorists who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

The contact number for Athlone Gardai is 090-64-92609.