Man dies in hospital today after bicycle and motorcycle collision at the weekend

A 34-year-old man has died in hospital after a collision with a parked motorcycle Gardai said this afternoon.

Sergeant Damian Hogan at the Garda press office said: “Gardaí at New Ross Co Wexford are appealing for witnesses and  information in relation to fatal road traffic collision which occurred at 1.40pm on Sunday, 5th May 2019.”

Hogan added: “At approximately 1.40pm a 34-year-old male pedal cyclist was in collision with a parked motor cycle on the main road from Adamstown to Carrickbyrne, Co Wexford. The injured man was taken to Wexford General Hospital with serious injuries and was subsequently pronounced dead today, Thursday 9th May 2019.”

“Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision or who may have information to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051-426030, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

1 Comment

  1. Sean Lynch, a member of Drogheda Wheelers CC, crashed during a race in Wexford last Sunday. May he rest in peace.
    http://www.stickybottle.com/latest-news/sean-lynch-cyclist-sadly-dies/

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