Woman in her 60's dies after being hit by a truck in Dublin
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Woman in her 60's dies after being hit by a truck in Dublin

A WOMAN in her 60's has died in hospital after she was hit by a truck in Dublin yesterday.

The incident happened on Bulfin Road in Kilmainham, on the south side of Dublin, at around 4.40pm on Tuesday.

The woman, who was a pedestrian, was reportedly hit by a truck.

Emergency services arrived at the scene, and the woman was transported to St James’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead in the early hours of this morning.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

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Gardai are investigating the accident and are asking witnesses to contact Kilmainham garda station on 01 666 9700.

A garda spokesperson said: "A woman in her 60s had died following a traffic collision on Bulfin Road, Dublin 8 on 2nd October 2018.

"Gardaí are investigating a traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a truck that occurred at 4.40pm.

"The injured woman was taken from the scene by ambulance to St James' Hospital but was pronounced dead in the early hours of this morning 3rd October.

"The driver of the truck was uninjured. Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Kilmainham Garda Station on 01 6669700."

The deceased has not been publicly named.

Meanwhile, emergency services dealt with a bad crash on the N7 at Newlands Cross in Dublin this morning.

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Two lanes were blocked while gardai and other services dealt with the incident.

M50 Dublin tweeted: "Collision outbound at Newlands Cross Flyover blocking the middle and right lanes. Emergency services on scene."

It is understood there are no serious injuries from the incident.