Saturday 24 August 2019

Cyclist (70) killed following collision with car in Co Meath

Road closed sign
Road closed sign
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

A 70-year-old cyclist has been killed following a collision with a car in Co Meath on Sunday morning.

Gardaí attended the scene of the incident involving on the R153 Balrath near Kentstown.

The injured man was removed from the scene by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, was uninjured in the collision.

Garda forensic collision investigators are currently at scene and the road remains closed to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone who travelling on the R153 in Balrath between 11am and 11.30am to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Navan Garda Station at 0469036100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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