| 8.7°C Dublin

RIP Motorcyclist (20s) dies after collision with car in Donegal

The motorcyclist, who was a man in his late 20s, was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Close

Sligo University Hospital. Stock image.

Sligo University Hospital. Stock image.

Sligo University Hospital. Stock image.

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car that occurred in Co Donegal on Sunday.

At around 5pm yesterday evening, gardaí and emergency services were alerted to the collision on the R231 at Killinangle More, Rossnowlagh.

The motorcyclist, who was a man in his late 20s, was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The occupants of the car were not injured.

The body of the deceased has since been removed to Sligo University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

A garda spokesperson said the road at the crash site will remain closed overnight with local traffic diversions in place and a technical examination of the scene by Forensic Collision Investigators is set to take place in the morning.

They added: “Investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and are also appealing road users with video footage (including dash cam) to make this available to them.

“Anyone with information can contact Ballyshannon Garda Station 071 9858530 the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.”

Sunday World Newsletter

Sign up for the latest news and updates

This field is required This field is required

Download the Sunday World app

Now download the free app for all the latest Sunday World News, Crime, Irish Showbiz and Sport. Available on Apple and Android devices


Top Videos





Available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts.

Privacy