Monday 24 July 2017

Male cyclist (50s) dies after collision with car

Gardai appealing for witnesses

Gardai appealed for information
Gardai appealed for information

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist dies in a road traffic collision in Rathfarnham.

The incident took place on Butterfield Park on Tuesday at 8.10am.

The collision involved a male cyclist in his 50s and a car.

The cyclist received serious injuries and was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead last night as a result of injuries sustained in this collision, gardai confirm.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rathfarnham Garda Station 01 666 6500, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

This latest fatality is the eleventh cyclist to die on Ireland's roads so far this year.

A total of 10 cyclists died on our roads during 2016 and nine in 2015.

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