The family of a jogger who died following a hit-and-run in Dublin city has said the inability of An Garda Síochána to identify disqualified drivers contributed to his death.

They made the statement following the inquest for 28-year-old Karl Robertson who was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop in Artane on 8 March 2017.

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He died in Beaumont Hospital the following day.

The driver of the vehicle had three driving bans and convictions for road traffic offences.

Mr Robertson was jogging close to his home when he was struck by a vehicle that did not stop on Hazelwood Drive.

The driver of the vehicle, 28-year-old Patrick Morgan, later came forward and is serving a five-year sentence for dangerous driving causing death and leaving the scene of an accident.

Today, the jury at Mr Robertson's inquest heard he suffered multiple traumatic injuries, including severe head injuries in the incident.

In evidence Sergeant Pat Kearney, a forensic collision, investigator said he found no evidence the car had braked prior to hitting the victim and the vehicle was travelling between 40km/h and 60km/h.

Sgt Kearney said it was dark and the road surface was dry and in good condition.

He also told the inquest that Mr Robertson was crossing the road and was wearing earphones, which may have left him unaware of an oncoming car.

Morgan subsequently presented himself at Coolock Garda Station and admitted he was the driver. He pleaded guilty to all charges.

Following evidence at Dublin City Coroner's Court, the jury returned a verdict of death due to dangerous driving in accordance with the findings of the criminal trial judge.

They also recommended that gardaí around the country are supplied with roadside handheld devices that allow gardaí check driver details and records on the roadside.