Man dies after being struck by car while exiting vehicle in Dublin
A man has been arrested in connection to the incident.
A man in his 20s has been killed after he was struck by a car while getting out of a parked car on the Naas Road in Dublin in the early hours of Sunday, November 12.
The collision happened at approximately 12.20am in the Red Cow area. The man's body was removed from the scene and taken to Dublin City Mortuary.
Two others were injured in the collision - the male driver of the first vehicle and a male passenger in the second vehicle, both also in their 20s.
The injured men were taken to Tallaght and St James' hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
A man in his 20s has been arrested and detained in a South Dublin Garda station in connection with the incident.
Gardaí appealing for witnesses of fatal road traffic collision in Dublin
In a statement to JOE, a Garda spokesperson said:
"Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene a fatal road traffic collision on the Naas Road in the early hours this morning, Sunday 12th November 2023.
"The collision occurred at approximately 12:20am in the Red Cow area when a pedestrian alighting from a car was struck by a second car and fatally injured.
"The body of the male pedestrian, aged in his 20s, has been removed to Dublin City Mortuary.
"The male driver (20s) of the first car and a male passenger (20s) from the second car were taken to Tallaght and St James hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
"The scene was held and Forensic Collision Investigators have conducted an examination.
"A male, aged in his 20s, has been arrested and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Garda Station in South Dublin.
"Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.
"Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the Naas Road or in the Red Cow area between midnight and 12:45am are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.
"Anyone with any information is asked to contact Clondalkin Garda station on 01 666 7600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station."