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Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists who witnessed Harold’s Cross collision asked to come forward

— Man remains in serious condition in St James Hospital following collision.

A renewed appeal is been made for witnesses to come forward to a collision between a man on his bicycle and a truck driver which happened beside Harold’s Cross Bridge on Good Friday, April 14, 2017.

Crumlin Gardaí said today that the 39-year-old man who was cycling at the time suffered serious injury when he was struck by a heavy goods vehicle at the junction of Grove Road and Harold’s Cross Road

Gardai said that incident occurred as the HGV turned left onto Harold’s Cross Road from Grove Road (along the canal) and the cyclist proceeded forward in the direction of Parnell Road (also along the canal).

Superintendent Michael Cryan, based at crumlin Garda station, said: “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.”

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He added: “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.”

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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1 comment

  1. Hi. This was exactly where and how and why a young Chinese cyclist was killed by the driver of a building truck a few years ago – there was (and maybe still is) a ghost bike there in his memory.


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