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Woman (50s) dies after motorcycle collides with car

The incident happened on the N16 Sligo to Manorhamilton road, and local diversions are in place.

File photo of N16
File photo of N16
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A WOMAN HAS died after the motorcycle she was travelling on collided with a car on the N16 Sligo to Manorhamilton road.

The woman, aged in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the accident, which occurred near Drumkinsellagh.

The driver of the motor cycle, a male in his 50s, was also taken to hospital. His condition is understood to be serious. The occupants of the car were uninjured.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene. The road is closed to traffic and local diversions are in place. The local coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact Sligo garda station on 071 915 7000 or the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.

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