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Teen cyclist in 'serious' condition following collision with truck in Co Galway

"He has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is described as serious"
The teen has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital

The teen has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

A teenage cyclist his been transferred to Beaumont Hospital in  Dublin where he is in “serious condition" following a road traffic collision in Tuam, Co Galway.

The cyclist had been injured in the incident at Russellstown, Miltown, yesterday at approximately 5.30pm when gardaí rushed to the scene involving a bicycle and a truck.

“A male in his late teens (cyclist) was taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated for his injuries,” gardaí said.

“He has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is described as serious.

"The road was closed to allow for a technical examination to be conducted by Forensic Collision Investigators. This has since concluded and the road has reopened.”

Gardaí in Tuam are appealing for witnesses to come forward and to those with camera footage (including dash-cam) to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 708 40, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


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