Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies in Dublin

The man was driving a moped which collided with a car on the North Circular Road

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies in Dublin

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Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a collision with a car in Dublin.

The collision happened shortly after 7:30pm at the junction of Sherrard Street and the North Circular Road.

A man in his 30s was seriously injured after his motorcycle collided with a car.

He was treated at the scene by emergency service personnel and taken by Ambulance to the Mater Hospital. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the car was also taken to hospital for medical assessment, however his injures are understood to be minor.

Gardaí said the coroner has been notified and a post mortem will be carried out.

The road was closed to facilitate a forensic investigation and diversions were put in place.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses to the crash. They particularly want to speak to motorists with dash cams who may have witnessed the incident on the North Circular Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mountjoy Garda Station 01-6668600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.