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Man dies after motorcycle hits an embankment in Co Wicklow

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
The man was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital
The man was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital

A 51-year-old man has been killed after his motorcycle hit an embankment in Co Wicklow this afternoon.

The crash happened around 12pm on the Wicklow Gap road between Hollywood village and Kingriver Bridge.

The man, who was in a serious condition, was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital where he later died.

The road between Hollywood Village and the Kingriver Bridge is closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic Collision Examination and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information in relation to the crash is asked to contact Blessington Garda Station on 059-648-2610, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.