A woman has died after being hit by a car in Tallaght, Dublin.
The crash took place at the junction of Fortunestown Way and Cheeverstown Road at 11am this morning.
The victim, who was in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene and her remains were taken to the City Morgue at Whitehall for a post-mortem.
Gardaí say the car initially failed to remain at the scene - but has since been identified and found.
The road remains shut for an examination by Forensic Collision Investigator and Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to get in touch.
Main image: Garda car.