Tuesday 21 November 2017

Gardaí appeal for witnesses as cyclist remains in serious condition after lorry collision

The junction where the incident occurred
The junction where the incident occurred
Laura Larkin

Laura Larkin

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information after a cyclist was struck by a lorry earlier this month.

A 39-year-old man was struck by a lorry on April 14 and remains in serious condition in St James's Hospital.

The incident happened at around 3.50pm and the happened as the lorry turned left onto Harold’s Cross Road from Grove Road and the cyclist proceeded forward in the direction of Parnell Road gardaí said.

Superintendent Michael Cryan, from Crumlin Garda station, said thet would like to speak to a male pedestrian and the people who were in a small truck who were in the area at the time.

"This collision occurred shortly before 4pm on Good Friday and it is clear from CCTV that there were a lot of pedestrians, cyclists and motorists in the vicinity at the time and their assistance is needed in establishing the exact circumstances of this collision," he said.

"Gardaí would in particular like to speak with a male pedestrian who is seen on CCTV at this junction at the time of the collision. This male was wearing a black leather jacket with blue jeans.

"Gardaí would also like to speak with the occupants of a small boxed refrigerated white truck which travelled directly behind the HGV involved prior to the collision," he added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crumlin Garda Station 01-6666200, Terenure Garda Station 01-666 6400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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