Six people have been taken to hospital after a very serious road incident in Dublin City centre.

Gardaí from Pearse Street station, along with other emergency services, are currently at the scene of the collision.

The accident occurred at the junction of Harcourt Road and Adelaide Road in Dublin.

The collision occurred at approximately 6.16pm this evening. 

According to Gardaí, it appears from initial investigations that a number of pedestrians were struck by a car.

Six people have been taken to hospital to be treated for injuries. 

Gardaí have said that this is not a hit & run incident.