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The R756, near the Wicklow Gap.
The R756, near the Wicklow Gap.

Motorcyclist dies in hospital after bike crashes at Wicklow Gap road

The crash happened at around midday.
Jun 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 19,309 10

A 51-YEAR-OLD MAN has died after his bike crashed into an embankment in Co Wicklow this afternoon.

It happened at the Wicklow Gap road, between Hollywood Village and the Kingriver Bridge, at around midday.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital, but later died.

A stretch of the R756 between Hollywood Village and the Kingriver Bridge has been closed as forensic tests are carried out, and diversions are in place.

Witnesses are being asked to contact Blessington Garda Station at 059 6482610.

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