Gardaí appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident in Cork

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident in Cork

Gardaí in Cork are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident which occurred in Cork this morning.

Gardaí in Cork are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident which occurred in Cork this morning.

Shortly before 10:30am a male cyclist, aged his 60s, was taken to Cork University Hospital after he fell off his bike while cycling on the R614 at Ballybrack.

He was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

This evening, Gardaí have launched an appeal for witnesses.

A Garda spokesperson said:

"Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic incident involving a cyclist that occurred in Glenville, Co. Cork, on Sunday 25th October, 2020.

"At approximately 10.20am a male cyclist, aged in his 60s, was seriously injured after falling from his bike while cycling on the R614 at Ballybrack. 

"He was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

"It’s understood no other vehicle was involved in this incident.

"The scene was examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the local Coroner has been notified of the death.

"Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witness to contact them at Fermoy Garda Station (025) 82100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111."

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