A teen has been killed and his passenger seriously injured in a single vehicle road collision in Dublin today.
The incident occurred at approximately 4.20pm at Clarehall in Dublin 17 when his motorbike crashed into a lamp post.
The 18-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 23-year-old pillion passenger was taken to Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) July 24, 2017
The road remains closed for examination.
DUBLIN: Clarehall Rd (R139) remains closed eastbound between Northern Cross & R/A at Belmayne Ave following fatal https://t.co/sm8HWQCGPJ
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) July 24, 2017
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Coolock Garda Station on 01-666 4200, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.