A man has died after he was struck by a lorry in Dublin.

The incident occurred at around 6pm on Emmet Road in Kilmainham.

The 52-year-old pedestrian was treated at the scene by emergency service personnel before being transferred to St James's Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The road is closed for a technical examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Kilmainham Garda Station on 01-666 9700, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.