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Thursday 28 August 2014

Man dies after his motorbike hits a pole

Published 25/05/2014 | 08:09

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The motorbike involved in fatal collision was removed from the scene before gardai arrived
The motorbike involved in fatal collision was removed from the scene before gardai arrived

A man has died following a motorbike collision last night.

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The incident occurred at approximately 7.30pm last night in Tallaght, Dublin.

The victim, who was in his 20s, was travelling on a motorbike when it crashed into a street lighting pole at Homelawn Gardens in Tallaght.

He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead.

The motorbike was removed prior from the scene before gardai arrived.

A search of the area is continuing and investigating gardai are appealing for information.

A technical examination of the scene has been completed and the road has since reopened to traffic.

A post mortem on the victim is expected to take place in the coming days.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station 01-6666000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Irish Independent

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