Male cyclist seriously injured in collision with car driver

Gardai are attending the scene where a male cyclist was serious injured in a collision with a car driver on the N18 southbound between Junction 9, Shannon, and Junction 8, Sixmilebridge.

The Garda press office said: “Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision between a cyclist and a car on the N18 southbound between Junction 8 and 9. The cyclist (male) was treated at the scene for serious injuries and has been taken to Limerick Hospital.”'s reader-funded journalism won't survive without your help. With over 762,000 views so-far this year, it's not just "avid cyclists" who read this website, but, if you want it to keep going, more support is needed from readers like you. Now, back to the article...

“The road is currently closed southbound and diversions are in place. The road is expected to fully re-open shortly.”

“Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Ennis Garda Station on 065 6848100.”

CORRECTION: Based on information from the Gardai this article originally stated the collision happened on the N7 junction 7, this was corrected as above.

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