Two men seriously hurt after car hits them in north Dublin

Gardaí seek witnesses after pedestrians were struck on Kilshane Road in Finglas

Gardaí investigate the scene near Kilshane Cross off the Cappagh Road, Finglas this afternoon where two men were struck by a vehicle at about 6.30am this morning. Both men were seriously injured but the driver of the car was unhurt. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí investigate the scene near Kilshane Cross off the Cappagh Road, Finglas this afternoon where two men were struck by a vehicle at about 6.30am this morning. Both men were seriously injured but the driver of the car was unhurt. Photograph: Collins

 

Two pedestrians are seriously injured in hospital after being struck by a car in north Dublin on Tuesday morning.

The incident involving the men - aged in their mid-60s and mid-50s - took place on Kilshane Road, Finglas, at 6.30am.

The men were taken to James Connolly Hospital,and one has since been transferred to St James’s Hospital.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have been on the Kilshane Road, Cappagh Road or in the area between 6am and 7am on Tuesday, and particularly anyone with a dash cam in their vehicle.

They are asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on (01) 6667000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

The Kilshane Road is closed for investigation, and local diversions in place.