Man dies after horror collision in Dublin city centre

By Alex Dunne

A man has died after a horror collision between a motorbike and a lamppost in Dublin city centre.

Gardai and emergency services rushed to the scene after the smash occurred at Inns Quay along the River Liffey just before 4am this morning.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed and a post-mortem will take place. The scene was examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road has since fully reopened to traffic.

Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to the accident or anyone with footage to come forward to Bridewell Garda Station.

The full Garda statement reads: "Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Dublin City Centre on Wednesday, 15th September 2021.

"Shortly before 4am, gardai and emergency services were alerted to a serious road traffic collision at Inns Quay in Dublin City Centre involving a motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a man aged 20 years, was fatally injured when his bike left the road and stuck lamp post.

"The scene was examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road has since fully reopened to traffic. The Coroner has been notified and the body of the deceased has been removed to Dublin City Morgue for a post-mortem examination.

"Investigating gardai are appealing for witnesses and to anyone with camera footage (including dashcam) from the crash site to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bridewell Garda Station 01 6668200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111."

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