Man in critical condition after suspected hit-and-run in Dublin

Two men and woman were injured and taken to Connolly Hospital

Man in critical condition after suspected hit-and-run in Dublin

Scene of the accident in Blanchardstown. Image: Stephanie Grogan

Updated 13:05

Two man are in a serious condition in hospital following a suspected hit-and-run in Dublin this morning.

It happened at around 9.30am near Coolmine train station in Blanchardstown.

Two men and a woman were injured in the collision – that occurred at a busy time when parents were returning from the school run.

A 54 year old man, a 19-year-old man and a female pedestrian were all struck by a car and taken to Connolly hospital.

The two men's injuries are described as serious – with the teenager believed to be in a critical condition.

The driver of the car failed stay at the scene but a short time later, a man in his 30s was arrested for dangerous diving causing serious injury.

He is being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda station.

The road has been sealed off for a Garda technical exam – with forensic investigators asked to examine the scene.

Rail services at Coolmine Station have not been affected.