Gardaí are investigating the accident that happened 4am in Kilcoole County Wicklow

A 17-year-old girl has been seriously injured after a suspected hit-and-run in County Wicklow this morning.

The accident happened on Main Street, Kilcoole at around 4am, the road was closed for a time for an examination but has since reopened.

The girl has been taken to Beaumont Hospital for treatment.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.