Gardai are investigating after a motorist drove into a man in his 20s cycling on one of the public roads just outside of Dublin Airport’s perimeter fence on Saturday morning.
Gardai describe the injuries sustained by the person cycling as “non-life threatening”, which can apply to a broad range of injuries.
A video of the collision was posted online with a passenger recording it and has been shared extensively on social media. When seems to be passenger said “Here we go… watch, watch, watch” before the moment of impact, and then said, “Go, go, gone…”.
The same TikTok account which the video is from also has a video of a motorist driving up the Ballymun Road, running a red light, weaving between cars and using the bus lane.
A spokesperson for the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision involving a cyclist and car that occurred on the Naul Road, Ballymun, at approximately 7:45am yesterday morning, Saturday 8th October 2022.”
They added: “The cyclist, a man in his 20s was taken to Beaumount to be treated for his injuries which are non-life threatening. Investigations are ongoing.”