Teenager dies in Cork crash

Teenager dies in Cork crash

A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Mallow yesterday evening.

Gardaí are investigating the fatal collision that occurred at Knockane, Ballyclough, Mallow, involving a car and a motorcycle at 7:30pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Cork University Hospital where a postmortem will take place. 

The driver of the car, a man in his early 70s, was uninjured.

Forensic collision investigators remained at the scene this morning and the road was closed with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing to any motorist who may have travelled the road at the time of the collision to contact them at Mallow Garda Station on 022 - 31450, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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