Man dies days after Co Galway collision between car and bicycle

A 43-year-old man Who was cycling has died in University Hospital Galway after a collision with a driver of a car on Thursday.

According to RTE, the collision occurred at around 1.30pm on the N67 around between Kinvara and Ballindereen.

A report on connachttribune.ie said that the dead man was a local resident of the Ballyvaughan area and that he passed away on Saturday evening.

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Gardai carried out a forensic examination of the scene and the driver of the car was reported to be uninjured in the collision.

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1 comment

  1. The 6th fatality so far in 2015. Six too many.
    ‘A 43-year-old man who was cycling has died in University Hospital Galway after a collision with a driver of a car on Thursday’.
    I do not see them as ‘collisions’ but rather as lethal impacts perpertrated by motorised vehicles where the cyclist always comes off worst and the ‘the driver of the car was reported to be uninjured in the collision’. Quite so and as one would expect from the hugely unequal mass and velocity differentials between the two vehicles.
    Our present traffic management regime does not protect those who chose to cycle.

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