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Motorcyclist seriously injured after he struck van, gardaí investigating

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Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas
Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas
Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas
Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas
Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

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Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

Gardaí are investigating a serious road traffic collision in the capital last night.

The incident occurred on at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road, Finglas at approximately 10pm on Monday evening.

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a collision with a van and caught fire on impact.

Emergency services attended the scene and the injured was rushed to hospital in Blanchardstown.

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Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas
Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

It is understood the motorcyclist has serious injuries.

The scene is currently preserved at this time and local diversions are in place.

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Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas
Photo: Tony Gavin

Garda at the scene of a road traffic accident involving a motorcyclist at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Cappagh Road in Finglas Photo: Tony Gavin

Investigations ongoing.

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