A 19-year-old man was killed in Dublin this afternoon in a collision between the bicycle he was cycling and a driver of a truck.
“Gardai in Donnybrook are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N11 at the junction with Greenfield Park at approximately 3.15pm this afternoon,” said Tony Connaughton of the Garda press office.
“A 19-year-old male cyclist was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a truck. He was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the truck was uninjured.”
He added: “The scene of the collision was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.”
Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Donnybrook Garda Station on 01 6669200, the Garda Confidential telephone line or any garda station.