Gardai investigate after motorcyclist is killed in collision with van


Gardai at Kildare Garda station are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Nurney, Co Kildare this evening.

The collision between a motor bike and a van occurred at approximately 6.15pm on the Nurney to Kildare Road close to Walterstown Cross.

The male motor cyclist, aged 25, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the morgue at Naas Hospital, where a post mortem is expected to take place tomorrow.

The driver and passenger, both men, of the van were uninjured.

The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision are are asked to contact Kildare Garda station on 045 527730, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.