Longford Gardaí are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Monday's incident
Gardaí are continuing to investigate the circumstances behind an incident in a Longford housing estate on Monday which resulted in a man being knocked down at high speed.
The man, in his late 20s, sustained non life threatening injuries in the incident which occurred in the Ardnacassa estate at around 4:30pm.
He was later taken to Mullingar's Regional Hospital for treatment.
Detectives are probing if there was a more sinister element to the incident with inquiries also focusing on reports a firearm may have been produced.
A number of patrol cars attended the scene alongside paramedics who tended to the man at the scene.
A garda spokesperson declined to comment on whether a firearm had been used, stating only to say gardai had attended a 'road traffic incident’.
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