A MAN has been killed in central Dublin this evening after being struck by a Luas carriage during the afternoon rush hour.
The accident occurred on Steeven’s Lane, which runs between the Heuston Station and James’ Hospital stops on the Red Line, at around 4:30pm this afternoon.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and has been removed to the City Morgue.
The road remains closed to the Luas pending a forensic collision examination.
Luas trams are running only between Tallaght/Saggart and Blackhorse as a result. Luas tickets are valid in Dublin Bus for the duration of the disruption.