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Tragic accident Man killed after motorised bike strikes pole in south Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward

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St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

A man has died in hospital after his motorised pedal cycle struck a pole in south Dublin last night. 

The man in his 40s was rushed to St Vincent's University Hospital in a critical condition after the incident on Sallymount Avenue, Ranelagh at 8.30pm where he later passed away as a result of his injuries.

The road has since re-opened fully after it was closed to allow for Forensic Collision Investigators to technically examine the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the roads from the Baggot Street area to the Sandymount Avenue area between 7.45pm and 8.30pm are asked to make this footage available to gardaí.

Gardaí attended the scene of a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 8.30pm on Monday, November 1 at Sallymount Avenue, Ranelagh, Dublin 6,” gardai said.

“A man in his 40s was taken to St. Vincent's University Hospital in a critical condition when the motorised pedal cycle he was travelling on struck a pole. The male later passed away as a result of his injuries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Donnybrook Garda Station on 01 666 9200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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