One dead following fatal road traffic collision

One dead following fatal road traffic collision

Gardai are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Drimoleague to Skibbereen Road (R593), outside of Skibbereen in Cork, this afternoon at approximately 4pm.

A male motorcyclist in his 20’s was fatally injured when his motorcycle collided with a car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was taken to Cork University Hospital with injuries described as not life threatening.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Skibbereen Garda Station on 028 -23088, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.