Man killed in late night road collision

Man killed in late night road collision

A 38-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a road crash with a car late Saturday night.

Gardaí are investigating the fatal collision which occurred on the L4036 near Campile, Co. Wexford at approximately 11pm.

The male motorcyclist was fatally injured when his motorcycle collided with a car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has since been removed to University Hospital Waterford for a post mortem examination and the local coroner has been notified.

The 25-year-old driver of the car was uninjured.

The road is currently closed pending an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators this morning and local diversions are in place.

Witnesses are asked to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426030, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Two other men have been killed on Irish roads so far this weekend.

A pedestrian in his 60s died after he was struck by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The incident occurred on the R513 at Hospital, Co Limerick at approximately 1am yesterday morning.

Seperately, a man in his 30s was killed when the car he was driving left the road and hit a fence.

The single vehicle crash occurred on the N52 at Ardcroney (10km north of Nenagh, north Tipperary) at approximately 2am yesterday morning.

The death of the motorcyclist brings Ireland's road death toll to 129 so far this year.