Motorcyclist dies after collision with ditch


Gardaí in Killarney Co Kerry are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision which occurred outside the village of Sneem, Co Kerry this evening.

The collision occurred at approximately 6.45pm on the Cahirciveen to Sneem Rd, about three miles outside Sneem.

A motorcyclist travelling along the road came off the motorcycle and collided with a ditch.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His remains have been removed to Tralee Hospital where a post mortem is expected to take place tomorrow.

No one else was injured in the collision.

The road was closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination but has since reopened.
Gardaí in Killarney are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact them in Killarney on 064 6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.