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Female cyclist taken to hospital after serious collision with truck in Dublin city centre

NewsBy Colm Hayes
Charlemont Bridge, where the incident took place
Charlemont Bridge, where the incident took place
Female cyclist taken to hospital after serious collision with truck in Dublin city centre
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A woman was rushed to hospital this afternoon after her bike collided with a truck in Dublin city centre.

The bike which was destroyed in the collision

UPDATE (16:48):

Shortly after midday, a female cyclist aged in her late 30s was seriously injured when she was struck by an articulated lorry at the junction of Grand Parade and Ranelagh Road. 

The cyclist was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel and removed by ambulance to St James's Hospital.

Her injuries are understood to be serious. The lorry driver was uninjured.

A technical and forensic examination of the scene has been completed by garda forensic collision investigators and the road has since been reopened to traffic. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Donnybrook garda station 01 6669200 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.


The incident took place on the canal bridge between Charlemont Street and Ranelagh Road, located by popular Dublin pub The Barge, in the south inner city.

The female was taken to St James's Hospital following the crash.

The images show the woman's bike completely mangled following the collision with the truck.

No further injuries have been reported.

Gardai have closed off the area around the crash and traffic restrictions are in place: