Man arrested in connection with Co Mayo collision in which motorcyclist was killed

The incident happened on the Ballina/Foxford Road at around 3.45pm yesterday afternoon.

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A motorcyclist has died in a collision in Co Mayo.

His bike collided with a van at Mountfalcon, between Foxford and Ballina, at around 3.45pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist, who was in his early 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was taken to Mayo General Hospital where a post mortem examination will take place.

Nobody else was injured in the incident.

A man, aged in his mid-30s, was arrested for road traffic offences in connection with the investigation.

He is being held at Ballina Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Ballina Garda Station on 096-205-60, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station