Gardaí in Coolock, Dublin are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Clarehall at approximately 4.20pm yesterday afternoon.
An 18-year-old male motorcyclist was killed when his motorcycle collided with a lamp post.
The young man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Beaumont Hospital.
He was riding with a 23-year-old male pillion passenger, who was seriously injured and is currently in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Coolock Garda Station on 01-666 4200, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
If you have any information, mention the reference number 749/17.