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Motorcyclist (30s) killed in crash with car on M18 in Shannon, Co Clare

The crash happened on the M18 in Shannon at around 4.05pm on Monday

Shannon Garda Station

Dominic McGrath, PA

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Co Clare.

The biker collided with a car on the M18 in Shannon just after 4pm on Monday.

The man, in his late 30s, was fatally injured in the crash.

His body has been taken to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem will be carried out.

The driver of the car and four passengers were uninjured.

The road remained closed on Monday evening as a forensic investigation was carried out and it is expected to remain closed overnight.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Any road users who were travelling in the area at this time and may have camera footage (including dash-cam) are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Shannon Garda Station on (061) 365900, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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