Person cycling injured in collision with taxi driver

A person cycling was injured this morning just after 10am in collision with taxi driver driving a car on Church Street this morning.

Gardaí and the Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of the collision.

A spokesperson at the Garda press office said: “Gardaí attended a road traffic collision between a taxi and cyclist. No serious injuries and investigations ongoing.”

The collision happened in a gap in newly segregated cycle lanes, which were recently protected with plastic bollards. The incident happened in a break in cycling segregation behind the Bridewell Garda station, where the cycle route is between the traffic lane and car parking for Garda.

Cian Ginty
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.

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