Motorcyclist in his 30s dies following two-vehicle collision in Kerry 1 month ago

Motorcyclist in his 30s dies following two-vehicle collision in Kerry

Tragic news.

A motorcyclist has died following a two-vehicle collision in Kerry on Monday (8 August).

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The crash between the motorcyclist and a car occurred at approximately 4.45pm in the townland of Strands End, in Caherciveen.

The motorcyclist, a 37-year-old man, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

His body will be removed from the scene to University Hospital Kerry, where a post-mortem is set to take place at a later date.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a woman in her early 50s, was uninjured and did not require medical attention.

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The N70 at Strands End was closed overnight in both directions as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conducted a technical examination of the scene. Local diversions are in place as closures continue into the morning.

Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this collision to contact them. Any road users who were travelling in the area and who may have camera footage, including via dash cam, is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064 667 1160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.