Advertisement

We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Shutterstock.com
bunclody

Motorcyclist (50s) airlifted to hospital after road traffic collision in Co Carlow

The collision occurred on the N80 at Ravenswood, Bunclody, Co. Carlow at approximately 3:10pm yesterday.

A MOTORCYCLIST IN his 50s has been airlifted to hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Co Carlow yesterday. 

Gardaí are investigating the collision involving a jeep and a motorcycle that occurred on the N80 at Ravenswood, Bunclody, Co. Carlow at approximately 3:10pm on Saturday. 

The motorcyclist, a man in his 50’s, was airlifted from the scene to St James Hospital in Dublin to be treated for serious life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the jeep, a man in his 40’s, was not injured.

The road was closed temporarily for Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to conduct an examination and is now reopen.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users who may have witnessed the collision or have dash-cam footage, to contact them at Carlow Garda Station on 059 913 6620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
25
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel