Man dies after being hit by an articulated lorry on the M50

He was pronounced dead at the scene

Man dies after being hit by an articulated lorry on the M50

The scene of the crash on the M50 northbound just after the Ballymun exit | Image: Rollingnews.ie

A man aged in his late 20s has died after a traffic collision on the M50.

It happened northbound close to Junction 4, Ballymun on Wednesday evening at around 5.30pm.

The man suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by an articulated lorry.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Gardaí are investigating the incident.

The scene of the crash on the M50 northbound just after the Ballymun exit | Image: Rollingnews.ie

His body was taken to James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown where a post mortem is to be arranged.

No other injuries have been reported.

The M50 northbound is to be closed for a time at Junction 4, Ballymun to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to contact them at Ballymun garda station on 01-666-4400, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111 or any garda station.