CO LOUTH, Ireland - A motorcyclist has been killed after his bike collided with a car on Sunday afternoon.
The fatal collision occurred on the R132 in Dunleer, Co.Louth at around 1:15pm Sunday.
The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s, was severely injured in the crash and died a short time later.
His body was removed from the scene and taken to the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, where gardai say a post-mortem will occur in due course.
A technical examination of the scene was undertaken by Forensic Collision Investigators. The road was closed diversions in place to allow this to occur.
Gardai are appealing to any witnesses to this incident or road users who may have video footage, to make this available to them. Gardai can be contacted at Drogheda Garda Station on 041 987 4200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Gardai say investigations are ongoing.