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  • Northside East

Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Artane

Friday, 23rd August, 2019 1:07pm
Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Artane
Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Artane

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision between a motorcycle and a pedestrian which occurred at approximately 9.45am this morning on the Malahide Road,between the Artane roundabout and the junction with the Kilmore Road.

A male pedestrian in his late 50s was pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been removed to Dublin City Mortuary for a full post mortem examination. The male motor cyclist was taken to Beaumont Hospital with minor injuries.

The stretch of road remains closed to facilitate a Garda forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward, particularly motorists who were travelling in the area at the time who may have dashcam footage. Anyone with information is asked to contact Coolock Garda Station on 01- 6664200 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
 

 

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