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VIDEO: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Swords

A man, believed to be in his thirties, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred on the Rathbeale Road (R125), Swords, Co. Dublin shortly after 1.30am this morning - this is the road that links Swords and Ashbourne.

Gardaí are describing the vehicle as a dark coloured saloon car. It failed to remain at the scene.

The car drove off in the direction of Ashbourne.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

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