Gardaí appeal for witnesses as crash leaves motorcyclist dead and pillion passenger in hospital

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a motorbike crash that has claimed the life of a teenager, and left a young man seriously injured.

The 18-year-old man died when his bike hit a lamp post in the Clarehall area of north Dublin yesterday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, and his body was removed to Beaumont Hospital.

A 23-year-old man, who was the pillion passenger, is being treated in the Mater Hospital, where his condition is said to be serious.

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