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Teenager in critical condition after crash involving pedestrian and cyclist in Dublin city centre

The incident occurred at around 7pm this evening.
Oct 23rd 2017, 8:35 PM 54,734 221

20171023_200830 Source: Cianan Brennan/TheJournal.ie

Updated 8.56pm

AN 18-YEAR-OLD woman is being described as in a critical condition this evening, after a crash in Dublin city centre.

It is understood that a male cyclist was involved in a collision with a female pedestrian on Gardiner Street at around 7pm this evening. Gardaí had previously said that the cyclist was female but have since confirmed it was a male in his 20s.

Both of them were taken to the nearby Mater Hospital, where the pedestrian’s condition is described as serious, gardaí said.

Gardiner Street is currently closed to traffic, and local diversions are in place.

20171023_200605 Source: Cianan Brennan/TheJournal.ie

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