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Man (60s) dies following collision involving motorcycle in Co Cork

The incident happened on the R579 at Glen South, Banteer at around 6.45pm yesterday.

A MAN HAS died following a a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle in Co Cork. 

The incident happened on the R579 at Glen South, Banteer at around 6.45pm yesterday. 

The driver of the motorcycle, a man aged in his 60s, was fatally injured following the collision.

His body has since been taken from the scene to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.

The R579 road (from Banteer to Nad) remains closed this morning. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are scheduled to carry out an examination of the scene.

Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

Any road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the vicinity of Banteer and Nad between 6.00pm and 7.30pm yesterday evening are asked to make this available to gardaí.

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

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