Man in his 60s struck, seriously injured in collision with car driver in Kildare

A man in his 60s, who was cycling at the time, was seriously injured when he was struck in collision with car driver, a woman in her 20s, today in Allenwood, Co Kildare.

Allenwood is around 19km northwest of Naas.

Margaret Flanagan at the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision that occurred on Station Road, Allenwood, Naas this afternoon Wednesday, 26th January, 2022. Shortly before 2pm, a male cyclist was seriously injured when he was struck by a car. Gardaí and ambulance attended the scene.”

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“The cyclist, a man in his early 60s, was airlifted from the scene by the Air Corp Ambulance to Beaumont Hospital. His condition is understood to be serious. The driver of the car, a female in her 20s, was uninjured,” she said.

Gardai said that diversions are in place as Forensic Collision Investigators conducted a technical examination of the scene.

Flanagan added: “Gardaí are appealing to any road users who may have video footage or anyone who witnessed the incident on Station Road to come forward to them. Anyone with information can contact Naas Garda Station at (045) 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

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