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Man dies after being hit by a car in Dublin city centre

A MALE PEDESTRIAN was killed when he was struck by a car near the junction of Amiens Street and Talbot Street, shortly after 1am today.

The 56-year-old man was fatally injured in the single car collision at 1.15am.

The road is partially closed pending forensic examination and traffic diversions are in place.

Gardai at Store Street have appealed for witnesses to contact them at 01- 6668000, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.