Appeal for witnesses after major crash in Dublin city centre

One man is in a serious condition in hospital following the crash yesterday evening

Appeal for witnesses after major crash in Dublin city centre

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a car hit four pedestrians in Dublin yesterday evening.

One man is said to be in a serious condition following the incident.

It happened shortly after 6pm, at the junction of Adelaide Road and Earlsfort Terrace.

A Saab convertible car hit four men. Images from the scene showed the car on its side.

The woman who was driving the car was taken to St Vincent's Hospital, along with one of the injured men. Their injuries are said to be non-life threatening.

Another man was taken to Tallaght Hospital, also with injuries that are not life threatening.

The other two injured men were taken to St James' Hospital, and one has since been moved to Beaumont Hospital in a serious condition.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has dash cam footage of the incident is being asked to contact Pearse St Garda Station on 01-666-9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station. 

Cathal Mc Mahon, journalist with, has been following the story, and said it is believed to have been a 'terrible accident':