Man (29) dies in Monaghan crash

Fatal crash between a car and a motorbike on the N54 outside Smithboro

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car at Lismeagh, Smithboro, Co Monaghan.

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car at Lismeagh, Smithboro, Co Monaghan.

Sat, May 10, 2014, 08:35

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car at Lismeagh, Smithboro, Co Monaghan.

The crash happened at about 9pm last night on the N54, the main Monaghan to Clones Road outside Smithboro village.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Cavan mortuary where a post mortem will be carried out this morning.

The driver of the car and her passenger were uninjured.

The road is closed for a forensic examination and local diversions are in place.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the gardaí in Monaghan on 047 - 77200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.