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Sam Boal

Cyclist fights for life after two-bicycle and van crash in Dublin

The collision happened near Blake’s Cross on the old Dublin to Belfast road.

Updated 6.34pm

A MALE CYCLIST has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash involving two bicycles and a Toyota van in north county Dublin.

The incident happened at 12.38pm at Blake’s Cross between Lusk and Donabate on the old Dublin to Belfast road.

Both cyclists have been taken to Beaumont Hospital following the collision with one of the men, aged in his 40s, suffering serious injuries. The other cyclist’s injuries are described as minor.

The road has been closed to allow for an examination of the scene and local diversions are in place.

Investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Swords Garda Station on 01- 666 4700, the Garda Confidential Line on 1-800-666-111, or any Garda Station.

Originally published 2.59pm

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