Several people hospitalised after crash in Dublin city

Dublin Fire Brigade say five ambulances are at the scene

Several people hospitalised after crash in Dublin city

An overturned car on Adelaide Road in Dublin | Image: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Updated: 19.45

Six people have been taken to hospital after a crash in Dublin city centre.

Gardaí say it appears a number of pedestrians were struck by a car.

It happened at the junction of Adelaide Road and Earlsfort Terrace just after 6.00pm.

However gardaí say it is not a hit and run incident.

Pictures from the scene show a car on its side.

An overturned car on Adelaide Road in Dublin | Image: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Dublin Fire Brigade say four fire engines and five ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.

Fire engines from Donnybrook, Tara Street and Dolphin's Barn are involved in the operation.

Traffic is being advised to avoid the area.

Reporter with the Irish Independent, Robin Schiller, is at the scene.