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Garda Appeal Cyclist (50s) in 'serious condition' after crash in Portumna, Co Galway

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was rushed to University Hospital Galway to be treated for his injuries, which have been described as “serious.”

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The scene of this morning's collision at Power's Cross on the R352 Woodford to Portumna road, Co Galway.

The scene of this morning's collision at Power's Cross on the R352 Woodford to Portumna road, Co Galway.

The scene of this morning's collision at Power's Cross on the R352 Woodford to Portumna road, Co Galway.

A cyclist is in a “serious condition” after being hit by a car in Co. Galway this morning.

The incident took place at approximately 6.15am today, Monday 31st January, at Powers Cross, Ballyshrule, Portumna in Co. Galway.

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was rushed to University Hospital Galway to be treated for his injuries, which have been described as “serious.”

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 A male cyclist was seriously injured following a collision with a car at the junction.

A male cyclist was seriously injured following a collision with a car at the junction.

A male cyclist was seriously injured following a collision with a car at the junction.

The road was closed as Forensic Collision Investigators conducted a technical examination of the scene but has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward and are also appealing to any road users with video footage from the location between 6.00am and 6.30am to make it available to them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Loughrea Garda Station on 091 842 870, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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