70-year-old woman dies in hospital after collision with person on bicycle in Dublin

A 70-year-old woman died in hospital yesterday evening after a collision with a person cycling a bicycle last Tuesday, according to Gardaí.

A spokesperson at the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a bicycle and a pedestrian that occurred on the Ranelagh Road in Ranelagh, Dublin 6, at approximately 11pm on Tuesday 4th June 2024.”

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“The pedestrian, a female in her 70s, was taken to St Vincent’s University Hospital with serious injuries. She was later transferred to Beaumont Hospital where she was pronounced deceased on Sunday 9th June 2024. The male cyclist was uninjured,” the spokesperson said.

A technical examination of the scene was conducted and Gardaí said they are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

The spokesperson added: “Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the Ranelagh Road in Ranelagh between 10:45pm and 11.15pm on Tuesday 4th June 2024 are asked to come forward.”

Anyone with footage or information is asked to contact Irishtown Garda Station at 01 666 9600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

3 comments

  1. Whatever about lights, reckless cycling, or any other such issues that might be mentioned regarding this extremely unfortunate fatal incident, at the root of it will undoubtedly be inadequate infrastructure.

    The government persists in encouraging using bicycles and walking but are failing dramatically in rolling out safe cycling and pedestrian networks.

    This combination will continue to put lives in danger.

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  2. As a life-long cyclist I know I speak for many other cyclists when I say I would like to express my sincere, deepest sympathy to this poor woman’s family.

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