Woman in her 20s killed while cycling in collision involving car driver in North Co Dublin

A woman in her 20s was killed while cycling in a collision involving a car driver in Co Dublin this afternoon, and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.

The collision happened a few kilometres north of the village of Oldtown, right outside the graveyard Grallagh Cemetery according to a witness who contacted IrishCycle.com. The witness to the aftermath told this website that the car’s bumper and driver’s side windscreen were smashed in.

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A spokesperson at the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a car and a pedal cyclist that occurred at approximately 12:50pm this afternoon Saturday 27th May, 2023 at Grallagh, Garristown, Co. Dublin.”

“A female (aged in her 20s) pedal cyclist has been removed from the scene to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown where a post mortem will take place in due course. The male driver (aged in his 20s) of the car was uninjured,” the spokesperson said,

Gardai said that the road is currently closed pending an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Balbriggan Garda station on 01 802 0510, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.


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