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Dublin cyclist dies after collision with pedestrian

Incident took place on Monday night

A cyclist has died from his injuries after colliding with a pedestrian in Dublin’s Phoenix Park.

The Irish Times reports that the cyclist, a 59-year-old man from Castleknock, was riding in the cycling lane of Chesterfield Avenue in the direction of the city at around 8.40pm on Monday. Between the Castleknock Gate and Áras an Uachtaráin he collided with a man in his 30s.

The cyclist was taken to Beaumont Hospital but died from his injuries on Wednesday night.

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The pedestrian was taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown with injuries to his back and leg, but has since been discharged.

Gardaí are appealing for information. Anyone with information can contact Cabra Garda Station on 01-666 7400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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