Motorcyclist dies in Blanchardstown crash

Thursday, April 15

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Mitchelstown Road in Ballycoolin, Dublin 15 yesterday evening.

At approximately 5pm. there was a collision involving a car and a motorcycle at the junction of Northwest Business Park.

The driver of the motorcycle, a man aged in his 30s, was fatally injured during the collision.

The Coroner was notified and his body was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown where a post-mortem will take place in due course. The driver of the car was treated at the scene by Emergency Services.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators attended the scene and the Mitchelstown Road was closed for a period of time. The road has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling on the Mitchelstown Road between 4.30pm and 5.30pm yesterday and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 666 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.