Man dies in Cork motorcycle accident

The man died after his bike collided with a car in Glanmire at around 6pm this evening

Man dies in Cork motorcycle accident

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A man in his 20s has died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car in County Cork this evening.

The crash happened at Lackenroe in Glanmire at around 6pm.

The man – aged in his 20s – was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Cork University Hospital.

Gardaí said the driver of the car was also hospitalised as a precaution.

Diversions are currently in place while gardaí undertake a technical examination of the scene.

Witnesses or anyone with information regarding the accident are asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021-4558510, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.