Man in his 70s seriously injured in collision with car driver in Dublin today

A man in his 70s was seriously injured in a collision with a car driver on the Stillorgan Road in Donnybrook this morning around 11.30am.

Evan OLeary at the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the Stillorgan Road in Donnybrook, Co Dublin this morning, Sunday, 23rd January 2022. Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene at approximately 11.30am following reports of a collision between a car and a bicycle.”

He said: “The cyclist, a man in aged his 70s, was later taken to St Vincent’s Hospital. The man has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital where he is receiving treatment for serious injuries. No other injuries were reported.”

The press office said that diversions were in place for a period of time this afternoon as Forensic Collision Investigators conducted a technical examination of the scene.

O’Leary added: “Gardaí are appealing to any road users who may have video footage or anyone who witnessed the incident on the Stillorgan Road (N11) to come forward to them. Anyone with information can contact Donnybrook Garda Station at 01 666 9200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

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