Motorcyclist dies following collision with tractor in Co Roscommon

The incident happened at around 8pm this evening

Motorcyclist dies following collision with tractor in Co Roscommon

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A motorcyclist has died following a collision in Co Roscommon.

The two-vehicle crash happened on the N5 between Strokestown and Scramoge Cross at around 8pm this evening.

The motorbike collided with a tractor, and the male motorcyclist - aged in his 50s - was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to Roscommon Hospital.

The driver of the tractor was not injured in the incident.

Gardaí say the road remains closed while a forensic examination is carried out.

They are appealing for any witnesses to contact Boyle Garda Station on 071-966-4620, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda Station.