Man dies after being hit by a car in West Dublin

His daughter was also injured in the incident

Man dies after being hit by a car in West Dublin

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A man has died and his daughter has been injured after they were knocked down in Dublin last night.

The pair were walking on the Newcastle Road in Lucan when they were hit by an SUV just before 9pm.

Both of them were taken to hospital for treatment, but the man - believed to be in his late 50s - was later pronounced dead.

His 17-year-old daughter's injuries are not life-threatening. The driver of the SUV is being treated for shock.

Gardaí at Clondalkin station are investigating and the road is closed this morning for a technical examination. They are also appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the station at 01-6667600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.