Woman killed in suspected hit and run in north Dublin

Female pedestrian (60s) knocked down in Phibsborough on Wednesday evening

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Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A woman has been killed after being hit by a vehicle in a suspected hit and run in Phibsborough, north Dublin.

The pedestrian, a woman believed to be in her 60s, was killed after she was knocked down shortly after 9pm on Wednesday.

The incident happened on the Phibsborough Road, north Dublin, a Garda spokesman said.

Emergency services and gardaí attended the scene, but the woman was pronounced dead.


A Garda inquiry has been launched to identify the driver of the vehicle involved in the incident.

Jack Power

Jack Power

Jack Power is a reporter with The Irish Times