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Thursday 26 April 2018

Two men in serious condition after being struck by car in Dublin

Two men in their 50s and 60s are in serious condition in hospital after being struck by a car this morning in Finglas

Diversions are in place. Stock photo
Diversions are in place. Stock photo

Sean Nolan

Two men (aged in their 50s and 60s) have been seriously injured after being struck by a car in Finglas this morning.

Gardai say that the collision took place on the Kilshane Road in Finglas at 6.30am.

Gardai believe that two men were struck by a car.

Both men have been taken to James Connolly Memorial Hospital and one was subsequently transferred to St James' Hospital.

One of the men, aged in his 50s, is believed to be in a serious condition.

The driver of the car was not injured in the incudent.

The is currently closed as as forensic investigators are at scene and local diversions are in place and Health and Safety Authority have also been notified.

In a statement a garda spokesman said:

"Gardaíi are appealing for witnesses who may have been on the Kilshane Road, Cappagh Road or in the area between 6am and 7am this morning, and particularly any motorists with a dash cam in their vehicle to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 - 6667000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station."

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