Sunday 20 August 2017

Motorcyclist (53) dies after fatal road traffic collision

Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

A 53-year-old motorcyclist has died after he collided with an SUV this afternoon.

Gardaí n Nenagh are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision at Annagh Cross, Co Tipperary.

The man was seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with a 4x4 vehicle on the R438 at Annagh Cross near Birr at 12.30pm.

He was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel but gardaí say he was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the 4x4 was uninjured.

The road is closed to traffic and local diversions are in place while Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examine the scene. The local Coroner has been notified.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Nenagh Garda Station 067-50450 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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