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Dublin: Motorcyclist injured in Garda collision

Dublin city centre crash scene Image copyright RTE News
Image caption The crash happened at the junction of Buckingham Street and Sean McDermott Street.

A motorcyclist in his 20s has been seriously injured after a collision with a Garda (police) patrol car in Dublin city centre.

It happened at about 05:00 local time on Christmas Day at the junction of Buckingham Street and Sean McDermott Street.

The motorcyclist was taken to the Mater Hospital, but later transferred to Beaumount Hospital.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating the incident.

"A team of GSOC investigators has attended the scene and an investigation to establish the circumstances of the collision is being undertaken," a GSOC statement said.