Young girl rushed to hospital after being struck by car in Dublin

The scene of this morning's crash
The scene of this morning's crash

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.

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."