A sixteen-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run in Co Kildare that has left a woman in a serious condition in hospital.

The incident happened at Canal Bridge, Osberstown, Naas at around 8.25pm last night where a car struck a parked car and then hit a female pedestrian.

The 51-year-old woman has been taken to Tallaght Hospital. The car did not stop after the collision.

The 16-year-old is being held in Naas Garda Station

Anybody with information relating to the incident is urged to contact gardaí on 045-884300.

-Daniel Potter