Thursday 27 October 2016

Young female pedestrian hit by truck in Dublin city centre

Published 27/10/2015 | 08:45

The incident occurred on O'Connell street.
The incident occurred on O'Connell street.

A woman is being treated in hospital after a truck ran over her leg in Dublin city centre this morning.

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The accident happened on O'Connell Street at the junction with Bachelors Walk.

Witnesses said the woman, who is in her 20s was in a lot of pain as a result of the accident at around 8.20am and helped by passers by.

Dublin Fire Brigade sent an ambulance, an advanced paramedic crew and a fire engine to the scene.

The woman was brought to the Mater Hospital with serious but non life threatening leg injuries.

Traffic was disrupted for a time while emergency services worked at the scene.

More to follow.

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