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26 May 2022

Cyclist in serious condition after being struck by car in town near Offaly border

Cyclist in serious condition after being struck by car in town near Offaly border

Cyclist in serious condition after being struck by car in town near Offaly border

A cyclist is in hospital this evening in a serious condition after being struck by car in a town near the Offaly border

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision that occurred on Station Road, Allenwood this afternoon. Shortly before 2pm, a male cyclist was seriously injured when he was struck by a car. Gardaí and ambulance attended the scene.

The cyclist, a man in his early 60s, was airlifted from the scene by the Air Corp Ambulance to Beaumont Hospital. His condition is understood to be serious. The driver of the car, a female in her 20s, was uninjured.

Diversions are in place as Forensic Collision Investigators conducted a technical examination of the scene.  
 
Gardaí are appealing to any road users who may have video footage or anyone who witnessed the incident on Station Road to come forward to them.
 
Anyone with information can contact Naas Garda Station at (045) 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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