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Motorcyclist killed after colliding with car in Cork

The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at Mercy University Hospital.

The man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a car at Upper Glanmire, north of Cork city.
The man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a car at Upper Glanmire, north of Cork city.
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A MAN in his 40s has been killed after his motorcycle collided with a car in Co Cork.

The accident happened at Upper Glanmire, about seven kilometres north-east of Cork city, at about 1:30pm.

The man was taken to Mercy University Hospital but pronounced dead at the hospital.

The stretch of road remains closed this evening, pending forensic examination by Garda investigators, and local traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Gardaí in Cobh at (021) 4908530, the Garda Confidential line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

The occupants of the car were uninjured.

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