Motorcyclist killed in Co Meath collision with tractor

Victim (20) dies in crash outside Athboy

 

A 20-year-old man has been killed after crashing into a tractor and trailer in Co Meath.

The man’s motorcycle collided with the tractor at about 3.30pm this afternoon at Tullaghanstown, Athboy.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Navan Hospital. The driver of the tractor was not injured.

Gardaí had closed off a stretch of the road in order to allow for a full forensic examination of the scene but it has since reopened.

They have launched a public appeal for witnesses to contact Athboy Garda station on 046 9432201, the Garda confidential telephone line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.