Wednesday 21 February 2018

German couple killed in motorbike collision

Breda Heffernan and Barry Duggan

A GERMAN couple on holiday in Ireland have died after their motorcycle was in a collision with a car on a scenic route, write Breda Heffernan and Barry Duggan.

The crash happened shortly before 12.30pm yesterday on the Ballycastle to Killala Road in north Mayo. The couple died from their injuries at the scene, which is around 10 miles north of Ballina. The driver of the car, believed to be a local doctor, suffered minor injuries.

Meanwhile, a woman was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Limerick city yesterday morning at 2.40am.

Efforts to track down the driver were continuing last night.

Irish Independent

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