Teenage pedestrian killed in Dublin car crash

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A 16-year-old boy was killed when he was struck by a car in Finglas last night

Gardaí in Finglas are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred close to the junction of Tolka Valley Road and St. Helenas Road, Finglas, Dublin 11, at approximately 11.30p.m last night..

A male pedestrian, aged 16, was seriously injured when he was struck by a car.

He was taken by ambulance to The Mater Hospital but was pronounced dead early this morning.

The male driver and male passenger were both uninjured.
The road was closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic Collision Examination but has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to this collision to contact them at Finglas Garda Station on 01 - 6667500, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.