Cyclist (50) killed in collision with car on M1
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Dublin yesterday evening.
At around 5pm a 50-year-old cyclist was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on the southbound carriageway of M1 near Swords.
The collision occurred between junctions 4 - Donabate and junction - 3 Swords.
He was taken by Ambulance to Beaumont Hospital. The occupants of the car were uninjured in the collision.
The motorway was closed for a brief period to facilitate emergency services and Gardaí but reopened a short time later.
The cyclist was pronounced dead a short time ago in Beaumont Hospital and the Coroner has been notified.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Coolock Garda Station 01-6664200, Swords Garda Station 01-6664700 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666