A WOMAN has died after she was struck by a garda car.
The incident occurred in Clondalkin in Co Dublin at around 11.30am this morning.
GSOC were informed of the incident, which involved a marked garda vehicle, and a team of investigators are attended the scene.
The 75-year-old woman was transferred to Tallaght Hospital by ambulance suffering serious injuries.
Traffic diversions are in place at the scene of the incident – the junction of Fonthill Road and St. John’s Road – and may remain in place for several hours.
Anyone with information that may be of assistance to the investigation is asked to contact GSOC at 1890 600 800.
The incident was referred to the Garda Ombudsman for independent investigation in accordance with Section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act.