Two arrested after garda injured in Dublin city collision

It happened on Baggot Street on Monday morning

A man and a woman have been arrested after a garda was hit and injured by a car while on checkpoint duty in Dublin city.

The incident happened at Baggot Street Bridge on Monday morning.

The garda was on checkpoint duty when a 4x4 vehicle failed to stop.

The car hit the garda while driving past, causing leg and arm injuries, and he has since been taken to hospital.

The vehicle continued on towards Waterloo Road where it crashed into a wall and the occupants fled the scene.

A man and a woman were later arrested and are being held at Irishtown garda station.