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Motorist in his 70s and 20-year-old motorcyclist killed in Cork road collision

Emergency services are at the scene.

Image: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 6:08 PM

TWO MEN HAVE been killed in a collision between a car and a motorbike in Co Cork this afternoon.

It happened on the N20 Cork-Limerick road just outside Charleville at around 2pm.

The driver of the car, a man aged in his early 70s, and the motorcyclist, a 20-year-old man, were both fatally injured during the collision.

The bodies of both men remain at the scene. 

Forensic Collision Investigators are examining the scene, and the road is currently closed with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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They are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam), who were travelling in the area between 1.30pm-3pm. to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

- with reporting from Garreth MacNamee

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