Young girl rushed to hospital after being struck by car in Dublin
A teenage girl has been rushed to hospital after an early morning road collision in north Dublin.
The youth, believed to be in her early teens, suffered serious injuries in the incident on the Oscar Traynor Road, Coolock.
Gardai believe she was struck by a car at approximately 7.45am.
Dublin: Expect delays Oscar Traynor Rd due to traffic incident. Contraflow system in place. Emergency services at scene.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) October 20, 2016
She was brought by ambulance to Temple Street Hospital where her condition has been described as "serious".
A spokesman said: "Gardai at Santry are investigating a collision that occurred on the Oscar Traynor Road at approximately 7.45 am this morning."
Oscar Traynor Rd westbound is back to the Cadbury factory due to the incident on Coolock Lane eastbound.— Live Drive (@LiveDrive) October 20, 2016