Two-year-old girl involved in hit-and-run dies of her injuries
A two-year-old girl involved in a suspected hit-and-run in the capital has died of her injuries, Gardai have confirmed.
The toddler was seriously injured after being struck by a car on the North Road in the Phoenix Park yesterday evening.
She was involved in a 'horrific' collision with a car at approximately 6.20pm. Emergency services were called and the young girl was rushed to Temple Street Hospital where her condition was described as being 'serious'.
However, she was sadly pronounced dead in the early hours of the morning.
"The two year old girl who was seriously injured following being struck by a car on the North Road, Phoenix Park yesterday evening was pronounced dead in the early hours of the morning," a Garda spokesman said.
The park was packed with families with young children enjoying the bank holiday sunshine when the incident occurred.
The road was closed and the area was immediately sealed off for a technical examination.