A 17-year-old girl has died in a crash in Walkinstown, Co Dublin.

The accident happened when a car and a bus collided on the Greenhills Road at 5pm this evening.

A 19-year-old youth was also taken to Tallaght Hospital and is described as being in a serious condition.

The driver and one passenger from the bus were taken to St James's Hospital with injuries described as minor.

Gardaí had appealed for witnesses to contact Crumlin Garda Station on 01-6666200, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800666111 or any garda station.