July 24, 2024

Tragedy as man (40s) killed in fatal collision between car and motorbike in Kilkenny

A man was tragically killed after his motorbike was involved in a fatal collision with a car in Kilkenny city this morning.

The crash occurred on the Callan Road at around 11.30am this morning.

Gardai confirmed the driver of the motorcycle, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Nobody else was injured in the incident.

Forensic Collision Investigators examined the scene and the road was temporarily closed off today as local diversions were put in place.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. They are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam), who were travelling in the area between 11:15am -11:45am to make this footage available to gardai.”

Eyewitnesses or anyone with any information about the fatal collision is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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