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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 19 October, 2019

Cyclist injured and Dublin road closed after collision

Merrion Road is currently closed in both directions with diversions in place.

Merrion Road in Dublin
Merrion Road in Dublin
Image: via Google Street View.

A CYCLIST HAS been seriously injured after a collision involving three cars and the cyclist on Merrion Road in Dublin this afternoon.

Gardaí say the collision happened shortly after 1pm and that the cyclist has sustained serious head injuries and has been taken to St Vincent’s Hospital.

Merrion Road is now closed in both directions.  Diversions are in place using Aylesbury Road and Nutley Lane and motorists are asked to avoid the area as the main road will remain closed for a number of hours.

Anyone who may have  witnessed this collision are asked to contact Donnybrook Garda station at 01 666 9200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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