Man dies following motorbike collision

No other vehicles were involved in the accident on Monivea to Athenry road at approximately 3.15pm yesterday

A man in his 40s has died after losing control of his motorbike in Galway.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident on Monivea to Athenry road at approximately 3.15pm yesterday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Galway.

This stretch of road was closed for a time to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Galway Garda Station on 091-538000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.