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

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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