A motorcyclist in Westmeath has died following a collision 1 month ago

A motorcyclist in Westmeath has died following a collision

It is understood his motorcycle left the road and struck a ditch.

Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Westmeath on Sunday (11th October).

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Shortly after 5pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a collision involving a motor cycle on the R400 at Gainstown, Mullingar, near the Rochfortbridge road).

The driver of the motorcycle, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. It’s understood his motorcycle left the road and struck a ditch.

Garda forensic collision investigators are currently examining the crash site and local traffic diversions remain in place.

The body of the deceased has been removed to Mullingar Hospital, where arrangements will be made for a post-mortem examination, and the local Coroner will be notified.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with any information, particularly any road users who may have camera footage, to contact Mullingar Garda Station on (044) 938 4000, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.