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17th Jan 2022

Motorcyclist in his 20s dies after road crash in Limerick

Hugh Carr

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Gardaí in Roxboro Road are currently investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at O’Malley Park, Southhill, Limerick on Sunday (16 January).

A male motorcyclist, aged 26 years old, collided with a wall and metal fence at 1pm.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the mortuary in University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem will take place in due course.

The scene is currently preserved and Forensic Collision investigators are conducting their investigation at this time.

The road is closed and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage, including dash cam, is asked to make this available to them.

Anyone with any information is being asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station (061) 214340, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.