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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 14 August, 2020

Cyclist in his 50s in critical condition after crashing with pedestrian

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

File Photo: Cyclists cycling down Chestfield Avenue in the Phoenix Park
File Photo: Cyclists cycling down Chestfield Avenue in the Phoenix Park
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A CYCLIST IS in a critical condition after colliding with a pedestrian in the Phoenix Park in Dublin last night.

The man in his 50s was in a cycling lane on Chesterfield Avenue when he crashed with a pedestrian in his 30s shortly after 8.40pm.

Both of the men involved were taken to hospital.

The cyclist was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he is in a critical condition, while the pedestrian was taken to James Connolly Memorial Hospital with leg and back injuries.

Gardaí in Cabra are appealing for witnesses to come forward and contact Cabra Garda Station on 01 6667400, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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