A 19 year old male pedestrian has been injured after being struck by a Garda patrol car in Dublin.
The incident happened at 2.30 am today on the Blessington road in Tallaght.
The man was taken to Tallaght Hospital.
A statement from the force has confirmed the Garda Ombusdsman has been informed of the incident.
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