Tuesday 20 March 2018

Man (51) killed after motorbike collision

Road closed sign
Road closed sign
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A 51-year-old man has died following a road collision this afternoon.

The incident occurred on the Wicklow Gap road between Hollywood Village and the Kingriver Bridge at approximately midday.

The man was seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with an embankment.

He was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital where he later died.

Gardai report the  road is currently closed between Hollywood Village and the Kingriver Bridge to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Examination.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact them at Blessington Garda Station on 059 6482610, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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