A serious accident took place on Merchants Quay this morning and has left the road closed.
A pedestrian in his 20s was struck by an articulated truck on the road just before 7am this morning and has been left in a critical condition.
Following the incident, Gardaí have put road diversions in place, which you can see below.
Dublin traffic disrupted due to rail strike and a serious accident on Merchants Quay which is closed from Woodquay. pic.twitter.com/GbdhzX0QHN
— Kevin Purcell (@KevinPurcell_) October 23, 2015
Dublin. Serious RTC on Merchants Quay, road closed diversions, please you alternative routes.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) October 23, 2015
DUBLIN: South Quays closed at Essex Quay due to crash. Diversions onto Parliament St. Delays from Memorial Bridge & also on Pearse St
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) October 23, 2015
According to a report by The Irish Times, the unnamed man was rushed to St James’s Hospital.