Sunday 25 February 2018

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Kildare this afternoon

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision with a car this afternoon.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Kildare at approximately 2.55pm.

The collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the R449 Celbridge - between junction 6 on the M4 and Maynooth Road in Celbridge.

The man, who was in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardai said that the road is closed and diversions are in place. Forensic collision investigators have been called to the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leixlip Garda Station 01-6667800 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111.

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