Man in hospital after he was struck by Garda car Dublin

Collision happened on St Stephen’s Green shortly before 1am on Sunday

Garda Headquarters said an investigation was underway after a patrol car collided with a pedestrian in Dublin.

Garda Headquarters said an investigation was underway after a patrol car collided with a pedestrian in Dublin.

 

A pedestrian was being treated in hospital on Sunday after he was hit by a Garda car in Dublin city.

The incident occurred on St Stephen’s Green in the south inner city in the early hours of Sunday.

After being treated at the scene, on the corner at Cuffe St, by paramedics the man was taken by ambulance to St James Hospital.

He remained in hospital on Sunday afternoon and was expected to fully recover.

Garda Headquarters said it was aware of the incident and said a Garda inquiry was underway.

“Gardaí from Pearse St Garda station attended a non-serious road traffic collision which occurred on St Stephens Green, Dublin, 2 at approximately 12.40am,” the Garda said in a statement.

“An official Garda car was in collision with a 33-year-old male pedestrian.

“The injured man was taken to St James Hospital where his injuries are described as non-life threatening. The matter is under investigation.”