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Middle-aged man on pedal cycle collides with saloon

Conor Trindle
21 Jul 2019, 05:37 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - A 50-year old man is in James Connolly Memorial Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, following a hit-and-run incident on Thursday.

On Saturday Gardai in Blanchardstown issued an appeal for anyone with information, or who may have witnesed the incident to come forward.

The incident occurred at around 9.50am on Thursday at the junction for Mulhuddart Village on Blanchardstown Road South.

The 50-year old was on a pedal cycle which collided with a saloon vehicle described as being blue in colour.

The vehicle continued driving in the direction of Mulhuddart Village following the collision.

A number of vehicles stopped to assist the pedal cyclist and an ambulance was called to the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward as well as anyone who stopped to provide assistance. Gardaí are also appealing to anyone who may have been in the area between 9.50am and 10.10am, particularly motorists with dash cam footage, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí at Blanchardstown on 01 6667008 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

(Photo credit: Collins Photo Agency).

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