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Man in his 70s knocked off his bicycle in a collision involving a car driver

Man in his 70s was knocked off his bicycle in a collision involving a car driver in Co Mayo today.

The Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision which occurred on the N84 in Ballyhean, Co Mayo, at around midday on Wednesday, 14th June 2023.”

“The collision involved a car and a bicycle. The cyclist, a man in his 70s, was later taken to Mayo University Hospital to receive treatment for serious injuries. No other injuries were reported,” a Garda spokesperson said.

The Garda Press Office said: “Technical examination of the scene was completed by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road has since re-opened.”

The statement added: ‘Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. In particular, anyone who may have observed a lone cyclist on surrounding roads in the Ballyhean area between 11.30am – 12.15pm. Any road users who were travelling in the area with camera footage (including dash cam), is asked to make this available to the investigation team.”

Anybody with information can contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094 903 8200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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