Cyclist dies following collision with car in Kerry
Very sad news.
A pedal cyclist in his 60s has died following a collision with a car in Killarney on Monday morning.
Gardaí attended the scene of the incident, which occurred at approximately 8.20am on Monday (27 April) on the N22 Tralee-Killarney road in Rockfield in Killarney.
The cyclist, a man in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body is due to be moved to the mortuary at University Hospital Kerry, where a post-mortem will be conducted. The Coroner has been notified.
The services of Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested at the scene. The road is currently closed and motorists are advised to take alternative routes where possible. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí in Killarney are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward and for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the area at the time to make it available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064 667 1160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.