Motorcyclist dies in Co Meath crash

Sun, Oct 14, 2012, 01:00

A man in his 40s has died following a road traffic collision in Co Meath this morning.

The man died when he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a barrier near Junction 7 of the M3 shortly after 6am.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The slip road at Junction 7 southbound has reopened following a forensic examination.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Navan Garda station on 046-9036100, the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Yesterday another motorcyclist was killed following a collision with a car in Co Cork.

According to gardaí, the man, in his 40s, was involved in an incident at about 1.30pm at Upper Glanmire. He was taken to the Mercy University Hospital in Cork but was pronounced dead.

The occupants of the car were uninjured.