Road traffic accident in Dublin city centre claims the life of one man

A man in his 30s has died following a road traffic accident at the junction of Sherrard Street and the North Circular Road last night.

The deceased, who had been travelling on a motorcycle, collided with a car at approximately 7.30pm.

The motorcyclist was treated at the scene by emergency services before being transferred by ambulance to the Mater Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car was also transferred to hospital for medical assessment while a Garda forensic team examined the road on which the crash occurred.

Diversions were put in place as authorities conducted an examination.