Motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Louth

The incident occurred at round 1.15pm on Sunday
Motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Louth

Kenneth Fox

A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Co Louth.

His motorbike and a car collided on the R132 in Dunleer, at around a quarter past 1pm on Sunday afternoon.

The man in his 50s later died from his injuries.

His body has been removed from the scene to the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place.

The road was closed overnight with diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Drogheda Garda station on 041-987 4200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111, or any Garda station.

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