Two Men Killed In Separate Collisions In Dublin And Roscommon

Two men have been killed in separate road traffic collisions in Dublin and Roscommon.

A male motorcyclist died in hospital after being involved in a collision with a car at the junction of Killbarron Park and Cromcastle, Coolock at approximately 1.30pm.

The man, understood to be in his late teens, was treated at the scene before being transferred to Beaumont Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The female driver of the car was also treated in Beaumont Hospital, where her injuries are said to be minor.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Santry Garda Station on 01-6664000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Elsewhere, in Roscommon, a male pedestrian aged in his 70s was fatally injured when he was involved with a collision with a car on the N5 at Frenchpark, Co Roscommon at 5.15pm on Thursday, 8 December.

The driver of the car, a man, was not injured.

The N5 is closed between Frenchpark and Ballaghadrreen pending the arrival of Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to contact Gardaí.


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