Female cyclist dies after collision with lorry

The collision occurred shortly before 2.30pm this afternoon Templeogue, Dublin 6W

A woman in her 30s has died after being struck by a lorry while cycling.

Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision that occurred shortly before 2.30pm this afternoon at the junction of Templeville Road and Whitehall Road in Templeogue, Dublin 6W.

A female cyclist in her late 30s suffered serious injuries in the collision.

She was taken to Tallaght Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.

Gardaí said a post mortem is to be arranged.

Templeville Road was closed for a period of time to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened. 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who were in the vicinity of Templeville Road, Whitehall Road & Wellington Road between 2pm & 2.40pm today, Monday 27th March 2017, to contact them at Terenure Garda Station on 01 6666400, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda station.