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Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 8 August, 2020

Motorcylist dies in Cork crash

The man is the second motorcyclist to die on Ireland’s roads today.

The N22 at Garryhesta (File photo)
The N22 at Garryhesta (File photo)
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A MOTORCYCLIST HAS died in a road traffic collision in Cork this evening.

The man was fatally injured when his motorbike hit a wall on the Cork to Macroom road at Garryhesta at around 5.15pm.

His body remains at the scene. The road is currently closed as forensic investigators carry out an examination of the area.

Gardaí at Ballincollig have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Ballincollig Garda Station on 021 – 4214680 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

The man is the second motorcyclist to die on Ireland’s roads today. Earlier, a 50-year-old man died when his motorbike was involved in a collision with a car in  Wicklow. Two other people were injured in the crash.

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