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Fatal Traffic Collision – Ballymun, Dublin - 1st January 2022

Issue Date: 01/01/2022

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision in Ballymun, Dublin on Saturday, 1st January 2022.

Shortly after 3:30pm Gardaí and Emergency Services attended at Sillogue Road, Ballymun following reports of a collision involving a motorcycle.
It’s understood the motorcyclist, a male aged 19 years, was seriously injured when his bike struck a lamp post while traveling on Sillogue Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The scene is being examined by Garda Forensic Collison investigators and the road is currently closed at the crash site. Local diversions are in place. The deceased has been removed to the Dublin City Morgue and the Coroner has been notified.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Those with camera footage from the area at the time (including dash-cam) are asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 666 4400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.