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.”

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“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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