Friday 20 October 2017

Man (52) dies after collision with truck

Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron
Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A man (52) has died after a collision with a truck this evening in Co Dublin.

The collision occurred on Emmet Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8 at approximately 6pm.

Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron
Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron

A male pedestrian was treated by emergency services at the scene and taken by ambulance to St. James’s Hospital, Dublin where he was later pronounced dead.

The road is currently closed to traffic and local diversions are in place. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested to examine the scene. The Coroner has been notified of the death.

Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron
Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilmainham Garda Station 01-666 9700, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron
Gardai at the scene of the road traffic incident at Emmet Road. Photo: Arthur Carron

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