Man dies after motorcycle hits cars in Listowel

Man in his 50s killed in two vehicle collision at Shanacool Cross in Co Kerry

A man in his 50s died after his motorcyle collided with a car at Shanacool Cross in Listowel at about 5pm on Monday

A man in his 50s died after his motorcyle collided with a car at Shanacool Cross in Listowel at about 5pm on Monday

 

A man has died in a road collision after his motorcycle hit a car in Listowel, Co Kerry on Monday evening.

The man, who was in his 50s, was fatally injured after his motorcycle collided with a car on the R523 at Shanacool Cross in Listowel at about 5pm on Monday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee.

The stretch of road where the incident occurred was closed for an examination by Garda forensic experts.

Local diversions are in place and the road is expected to remain closed overnight.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses who were travelling along the Listowel to Athea Road at Shanacool Cross (R523) between 4.45pm and 5.15pm on Monday to contact Listowel Garda station on 068 50820, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.