A man in his 50s was pronounced dead last night as a result of injuries sustained in a collision involving his bicycle and a motorist driving a car yesterday morning at 8.10am in Rathfarnham.
The collision happened at Butterfield Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 and it is the 10th death of a person of a bicycle so-far this year, not including another collision which was reclassified as a person on foot with a bicycle.
Damian Hogan of the Garda press office said: “The collision involved a male cyclist in his 50s and a car. The cyclist received serious injuries and was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead last night as a result of injuries sustained in this collision.”
The press office said separately that the man died at Beaumont Hospital last night.
“Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examined the scene. The local Coroner has been notified.”
“Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Rathfarnham Garda Station 01 666 6500, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”
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