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Young motorcyclist killed in Leitrim crash

This is the third fatal crash since yesterday afternoon.

A MAN IN his 20s has died after a crash in Co Leitrim this afternoon.

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene after his motorcycle crashed into a car.

It happened between Fenagh and Ballinamore on the R202 at around 3pm.

His body has been removed to Sligo General Hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

The road remains closed to facilitate a forensic collision investigation and local diversions are in place.

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Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station on 071-9650510, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.

This is the third fatal crash to happen since yesterday afternoon. A man in his 80s died after a crash in Sligo yesterday afternoon and a woman in her 30s died in Cork this morning after her car collided with an SUV.

Read: Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours – in Sligo and in Co Cork>

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