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Man knocked off bicycle and seriously injured in collision involving truck driver in Galway

A man in his 30s is in a serious condition in University Hospital Galway after a collision involving a truck driver in Galway City this afternoon before 6pm.

Gardai said that it happened at the Skerritt Roundabout, which is located next to the Garda Station and the Atlantic Technological University on the Old Dublin Road

“Shortly before 6pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a collision involving a cyclist and an articulated lorry at the Skerritt Roundabout on the Old Dublin Road in Renmore,” a spokesperson at the Garda Press Office said.

The spokesperson said: “The cyclist, a man in his mid 30s, was taken from the scene by Ambulance to University Hospital Galway, where his condition is understood to be serious.”

“A technical examination of the scene by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators is underway, the road is currently closed and traffic diversions are in place. Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward,” said the Gardai.

Gardai added that they are also appealing to those with camera footage, including motorists with dash cam footage, from the vicinity of Skerritt roundabout around the time of the collision.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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