A man is in hospital with head injuries after being run over by a car and then attacked in the north inner city overnight.
Gardaí believe the man in his 40s was struck by a green or blue coloured Audi saloon car which left the scene in the direction of Summerhill.
Witnesses also claim that a number of men got out of the car and assaulted the victim.
The incident occurred at around 12.20am this morning.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact to this incident or anyone with information to them at Mountjoy Garda Station on 01 666 8600.