Male cyclist dies in collision with two cars in Kerry

Gardaí are investigating the incident and the road is currently closed

Male cyclist dies in collision with two cars in Kerry

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A male cyclist has died after he was involved in a collision with two cars in County Kerry last night.

The collision occurred at Tonevane, Tralee at around 8:15pm.

The 39-year-old man was seriously injured in the crash and was removed to Kerry University Hospital where he later passed away.

The drivers of both of the cars - a man in his early 40s and a woman in her mid-50s - were brought to hospital with minor injuries.

Gardaí are investigating the incident and the road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic examination.

The road is expected to remain closed for the morning and local diversions are in place.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or was in the Tonevane area between 8:10pm and 8:30pm is urged to contact gardaí at Tralee Garda station 066 - 7102300, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.