Friday 24 March 2017

Two cyclists hospitalised after separate Dublin rush-hour collisions

Templeogue Road, Terenure. Picture: Google Maps
Templeogue Road, Terenure. Picture: Google Maps
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Two male cyclists have been taken to hospital this evening after separate road crashes in the capital.

Shortly after 6pm one man was injured when his bike collided with a  car on the Templeogue Road outside Terenure College.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene and the injured male was taken to Tallaght Hospital with a suspected broken bone.

There were heavy traffic delays reported in the area.

Then, shortly after 7.30pm, emergency services in Howth, North Dublin were called to the scene of a second collision on Main Street in the town.

It is believed that the cyclist crashed into a parked car. He was taken to Beaumont Hospital as a precaution.

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