Man in serious condition following road collision in Offaly 1 month ago

Man in serious condition following road collision in Offaly

A cyclist was struck by a car in Offaly on Sunday.

A man has been left in serious condition following a road collision in Offaly.

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Gardaí attended the scene of the two-vehicle road traffic collision, involving a car and a bicycle, that occurred in Birr on Sunday (11 October).

At approximately 10am, a male cyclist in his 60s was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in the Syngfield area of Birr.

The injured cyclist was taken by Ambulance to Midlands Regional Hospital, before being transferred to Beaumount Hospital, where his condition is understood to be serious.

The scene was examined by Garda forensic collision investigations and the road has since reopened to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses, or any road users who may have dash-cam footage who were travelling in the area to contact Birr Garda station on 057 916 9710, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.