Woman injured while cycling after collision with truck driver in Dublin

A woman in her 30s was rushed to hospital this afternoon after a collision between her bicycle and a truck being driven on the junction of Tara Street and Townsend Street in Dublin.

Seán Kelly at the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a road traffic collision which occurred at the intersection of Tara Street and Townsend Street, Dublin 2, this afternoon, 3rd October 2021. The incident involved a lorry and a pedal cyclist.”

He added: “The cyclist, a woman aged in her 30s was taken to the Mater Hospital to be treated for injuries not believed to be life-threatening at this time. No other injuries have been reported.”

The Dublin Cycling Campaign said: “Unfortunately it appears that a person on a bicycle was struck in this incident on Tara Street. Our thoughts are with them and we’re hoping for a positive outcome.”

Collision in Bray on Tuesday

It follows another collision on the Boghall Road in Bray yesterday afternoon at around 3.30pm. A man in his 40s was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for treatment. DublinLive reported yesterday that his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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