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Car abandoned after cyclist was seriously injured in Dublin city

The car involved in the collision on North Wall Quay was driven away from the scene.

File photo of North Wall Quay in Dublin city.
File photo of North Wall Quay in Dublin city.
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GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses following a serious collision involving a cyclist and a car in Dublin city last night.

At approximately 10.30pm, a male cyclist aged in his 20s was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on North Wall Quay.

The car was driven away from the scene.

The injured cyclist was taken by ambulance to the Mater Hospital, where his condition is understood to be serious. The scene was examined by garda forensic collision investigators and the road has since reopened to traffic.

A car understood to have been involved in the incident was abandoned by the driver and recovered by gardaí at Castleforbes Square a short time later. No arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, in particular anyone who was in the area of the North Wall Quay, North Wall Avenue, East Wall Road, Sheriff Street Upper, Castleforbes Road or Castleforbes Square between 10.15pm and 10.30pm yesterday, to come forward.

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They are also appealing to road users with camera footage from the area at the time to make it available to them.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact the incident room at Store Street Garda station on 01 666 8000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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