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Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Phibsborough Road, Dublin 7, 4th October 2023

Issue Date: 5th October 2023

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision at the Cross Guns Bridge on Phibsborough Road, Dublin 7, which occurred at approximately 9.10pm on Wednesday 4th October 2023.

The collision involved a car and a pedestrian. A woman in her 60’s was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later. Her body has since been removed from the scene. A post mortem will take place in due course.

The car involved failed to remain at the scene.

The scene of the collision is preserved for technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The section of road from Cross Guns Bridge to the junction of Phibsborough Road and Connaught Street is closed and local diversions are in place. 

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

Any road users with camera footage (including dashcam) who travelled in the Phibsborough area between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 4th October 2023 are asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

An incident room has been set up at Mountjoy Garda Station.  

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Mountjoy Garda station on 01 666 8600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.