Garda appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in road crash

Mon, Jan 7, 2013, 00:00

Gardaí have called for witnesses after a road crash killed a young Polish motorcyclist at the weekend.

Bartosz Borowiec, who was 26 and lived in Ashbourne, Co Meath, died instantly when his motorbike crashed into a car on the M2 motorway on Friday.

The crash happened at 7.30pm between the exit for St Margaret’s and the Ashbourne/Ratoath exit.

No one else was injured in the crash.

The motorway was closed for a time in both directions while Garda investigators carried out a forensic examination to try to establish the circumstances leading to the crash.

A Garda spokesman said gardaí would like to speak to anyone who was on the M2 motorway at the time of the crash or shortly before it.

Witnesses can contact them at Ashbourne Garda station on 01-8010600, or on the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111.