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Ballyfermot, Dublin: Teenager dies after motorbikes collide

Ballyfermot crash Image copyright RTE News
Image caption The crash happened on Cherry Orchard Avenue in the Ballyfermot area.

A teenager has died after two motorbikes collided in Dublin on Christmas Day.

It happened on Cherry Orchard Avenue in the Ballyfermot area in the west of the city shortly before 08:00 local time.

It is understood the victim was in his late teens.

The second motorcyclist, a man in his early 20s, was taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.