A man in his 30s has been arrested following a fatal road crash on Davitt Road in Dublin on Friday night.

A 40-year-old woman died when she was struck by a car, which failed to remain at the scene.

She was crossing the road at Goldenbridge Luas stop when she was struck by a car.

The dark coloured car, possibly a Ford Focus, either 08 or 09 registration, which was involved in the incident has not been located.

The car left in the direction of Naas Road.

Gardaí say the car would have damage to the front and to the windscreen.

They are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them.

The woman was taken to St James's Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The man was arrested yesterday evening in the Drimnagh area.