Three fatal motorbike accidents over the past 24 hours

There were two separate accidents in Limerick and one in Dublin

Three fatal motorbike accidents over the past 24 hours

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Three motorcyclist have been killed in separate road crashes over the past 24 hours.

Investigations in to the unconnected collisions are continuing this morning.

This brings to 92 the number of people killed on Irish roads so far this year.

A man in his 30s was killed after a crash in Dublin this morning.

The single vehicle crash happened at the Old Cabra Road at around 2.20am.

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene while the pillion passenger, a man in his 40s, was also seriously injured in the crash.

In Limerick, two men died in separate motorbike crashes last night.

A man in his 20s died after his motorbike left the road at O'Malley Park at around 7.40pm last night.

Separately a man in his 50s was seriously injured when his motorbike hit a roundabout at Quinn's Cross, he was taken to University Hospital Limerick and pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Anyone who may have witnesses any of the accidents is asked to contact gardaí.

2016 figures were one of the worst years on record with 2017 following a similar pattern.

Barry Aldworth from AA Ireland says we need to try to reverse the trend over the past 18 months: