UPDATED: The man in his 50s later died in hospital of his injures.
A male cyclist in his 50s is in a “critical condition”, while a pedestrian in his 30s has suffered leg and back injuries, in a collision between the two on a cycle track in the Phoenix Park yesterday evening at around 8.40pm.
“A male cyclist in his 50s who was cycling on the cycle lane on the upper part of Chesterfield Ave (the city bound side between the Aras and Castleknock Gate), was seriously injured when he was involved in a collision with a pedestrian,” said Tony Connaughton of the Garda press office.
He added: “The male cyclist was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he is described as being in a critical condition. The male pedestrian in his 30s was taken to James Connolly Memorial Hospital with leg and back injuries.”
“Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Cabra Garda Station on 01 6667400, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”