Man in his 50s dies following motorcycle and car collision in Louth 2 months ago

Man in his 50s dies following motorcycle and car collision in Louth

The incident took place on Sunday afternoon.

A man has died following a two-vehicle collision that occurred in Louth on Sunday, 2 October.

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The fatal road traffic collision took place between a car and a motorcyclist on the R132 in Dunleer at approximately 1.15pm. Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 50s, later passed away as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The man's body was removed from the scene and taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, where a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Gardaí conducted a technical examination of the scene on Sunday evening. The road was closed off, with local diversions put in place.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or any road users who may have video footage is asked to make contact with investigating Gardaí.

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Gardaí may be contacted at Drogheda Garda Station on 041 987 4200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.