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Station Road in Palmerstown, where this evening's fatal collision occurred. Google Maps

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with car in Dublin

The man, in his late 20s, hit a car at Station Road in Palmerstown. A passenger on the bike was also hospitalised.

A MOTORCYCLIST in his late 20s has been killed, and another man hospitalised, after the motorcycle they were travelling on collided with a car in west Dublin this evening.

The incident happened at Station Road, Palmerstown, near the junction with the Palmerstown Woods estate, at around 8:15pm this evening.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The road has been closed pending a full forensic examination, and traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Ronanstown Garda Station at (01) 6667700 or the Garda Confidential line at 1800 666 111.

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