Cyclist dies after collision with pedestrian in Phoenix Park

Castleknock man (59) injured on Monday passes away at Beaumont Hospital

  The cyclist was injured at about 8.40pm on Monday in  Phoenix Park. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The cyclist was injured at about 8.40pm on Monday in Phoenix Park. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

 

A cyclist has died from his injuries after a collision with a pedestrian in Phoenix Park in Dublin this week.

The 59-year-old man, from Castleknock, was travelling on the city-bound cycling lane of Chesterfield Avenue between the Castleknock Gate and Áras an Uachtaráin when the incident happened about 8.40pm on Monday.

The cyclist was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he died from his injuries on Wednesday night.

The pedestrian, who is in his 30s, was brought to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown after sustaining injuries to his back and leg. He was later discharged.

Gardaí are appealing for information from members of the public and have asked anyone with information to contact Cabra Garda Station on 01-666 7400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.