GARDAI have appealed for information after a man was found with serious head injuries in Limerick overnight.
The scene at Westfield Park, on the outskirts of the city, remained sealed off by gardai Saturday.
Gardai discovered the man with a severe wound to the back of his head, and there was a lot of blood at the scene, an informed source said
The man was initially taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick but he was later transferred to Cork University Hospital.
The injured man was expected to undergo emergency surgery on his head in CUH.
“Gardaí are conducting an investigation following the discovery of a man with serious injuries in the Westfield Park area of Limerick yesterday evening, 17th September 2021, at approximately 10:00pm Gardaí received reports of man walking on the Ennis Road with what appeared to be an injury,” a Garda spokesman said.
“The man aged in his 30s was treated at the scene before being taken to University Hospital Limerick to be treated for serious injuries.”
“A technical examination of the scene is currently underway.”
Mayorstone Gardaí appealed “to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward”.
“Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Westfield Park and Ennis Road areas yesterday evening between the hours of 8:00pm and 10:00pm, who may have camera (dash cam) footage to make it available,” the spokesman said.
Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Mayorstone Garda Station on 061 456 980, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.