Pedestrian in 'serious condition' after car struck number of people in Dublin
Senior sources say incident not terror-related
One of the people injured in this evening's road traffic collision is in a serious condition in hospital.
The other five casualties are described as having "non-serious injuries."
Their genders and ages have not yet been released and they are being treated at a number of hospitals in the capital.
The crash took place at the junction of Earlsfort Terrace and Adelaide Road at around 6.16pm.
A garda spokesman said "it appears from initial investigations that a number of pedestrians were struck by a car."
He added: "This is not a hit and run incident."
Senior sources confirmed the incident is not terror-related.
Six people were hospitalised following the collision.
Five ambulances and four fire engines attended the scene.
An eye-witness said a vehicle was on its roof and a number of people had suffered injuries.
Road closures are in place at Adelaide Rd and Leeson Street Lower. Drivers are being advised to use alternative routes.
A spokesman for Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed that two fire tenders from Donnybrook as well as one from both Tara St and Donnybrook were at the scene.
We are dealing with a major RTC on Adelaide Road, 4 Fire engines & 5 ambo IA— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) August 22, 2017
Fire engines from Donnybrook, Tara St & Dolphin's Barn attending the RTC junction of Adelaide Rd/ Earlsfort Terrace + 5 ambs. Avoid area pic.twitter.com/rMSeu7ICwn— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) August 22, 2017
We have 5 casualties being removed to hospital by DFB & NAS ambulances from Adelaide Road, Please avoid the area— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) August 22, 2017
DFB tweeted from their official account: "We are dealing with a major RTC [Road traffic collision] on Adelaide Road, 4 Fire engines & 5 ambo IA [in attendance]."
Gardai have confirmed that no arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.