Motorcyclist dies after road traffic collision in Kerry

He was fatally injured on the R523 at Shanacool Cross

Motorcyclist dies after road traffic collision in Kerry

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Gardaí in Kerry are investigating after a man died following a two vehicle road traffic collision.

It happened on the R523 at Shanacool Cross, Listowel on Monday at around 5.00pm.

The man, aged in his 50s, was fatally injured when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee.

This stretch of road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses who were travelling along the R523 Listowel to Athea Road at Shanacool Cross, between 4.45pm and 5.15pm on Monday, to contact Listowel garda station on 068-50-820, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111 or any garda station.