Motorcyclist dies after collision in Louth

The man in his 50s was killed in an incident involving a car

A Garda road closure close to the scene near Aclint Bridge in Ardee, Co Louth, after three women were killed and two men seriously injured in a road accident involving three cars. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 21, 2017. Gardai said one woman, aged 39, was driving one of the cars, and the two other women, aged 69 and 37, were passengers. See PA story ACCIDENT Deaths Ireland. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A motorcyclist in his 50s died on Sunday following a collision in Co Louth. The incident, involving a car and a motorcycle, happened at about 1.15pm on the R132 at Dunleer.

The man’s body was removed from the scene to the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where a post-mortem will take place.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses or road users who may have video footage, to contact them at Drogheda Garda Station on 041 987 4200, the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Kitty Holland

Kitty Holland

Kitty Holland is Social Affairs Correspondent of The Irish Times