Two men killed in collision between motorbike and truck on M50
Two men died in a collision with two motorcycles on a lorry on the M50 on Friday afternoon.
The two bikers, aged 50 to 60, were pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was not injured.
The incident happened shortly before 2 p.m. today.
Gardaí urged the public not to share graphic images circulating online of the fatal collision.
An Garda Síochána is aware of the graphic images of today’s fatal road collision being shared on social media and messaging apps. An Garda Síochána appeals to everyone, DO NOT SHARE this material, it is disrespectful to the deceased, their family and friends!!
— An Garda Siochána (@GardaTraffic) June 3, 2022
The road, which was closed for several hours between Junction 9 and Junction 7 northbound while Gardaí investigated the incident, is now fully reopened.
Forensic investigators have concluded a technical examination of the scene.
Gardaí is appealing to any witnesses to this collision to come forward or who may have footage from cameras traveling on the M50 northbound before Junction 9 before the road was closed or to all road users road that might have passed the scene so please make these images available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Lucan Garda Station on 01 6667300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.