Man dies after 'hit and run' collision in Ardrahan, Galway

A man in his 60s has died in hospital after a 'hit and run' collision in the Republic of Ireland.

He was hit by a vehicle as he attempted to cross a road in the County Galway village of Ardrahan at about 19:30 GMT on Friday.

The vehicle failed to remain at the scene. The injured man was critically injured and was taken to University College Hospital Galway where he died.

Irish police have appealed to witnesses to contact them.

They want to speak to the occupants of a white van and a black car which were seen in the area at the time.