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Saturday 24 June 2017

Cyclist dies in hit-and-run crash in Offaly

Independent.ie reporters

A CYCLIST has been killed in a hit-and-run collision in Co Offaly.

The man, aged 61, was hit by a car that failed to stop on the Kinnegad to Edenderry road at 8.55pm last night.



He received fatal injuries, but the car left the scene. The road has been closed for forensic examination and diversions are in place.



Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the accident to contact gardai in Leixlip at 01 666 7800.



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