Cyclist (70s) dies following road crash involving car on Dame Street in Dublin

Man died at St James Hospital, driver receiving treatment for non-life threatening injuries

A cyclist in his 70s has died following an incident on Dame Street in Dublin on Saturday morning.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of the fatal crash involving a car and a cyclist at 5.25am.

The cyclist was taken to St James’ Hospital where he has since died. The driver of the car is receiving treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Dame Street was closed on Saturday morning to facilitate a technical examination of the scene by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The street has since reopened.


Gardaí in Pearse Street are appealing to members of the public who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

Road users or pedestrians who were in the vicinity of Dame Street this morning between 5.00am and 5.45am, and who may also have camera footage (including dash cam), are asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with information which may assist Gardaí in their investigation is asked to contact Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.