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Two Motorcyclists Killed In Seperate Road Crashes

The separate road crashes occurred in Co Roscommon and Co Kerry on Saturday evening.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a van, which occurred at Moyvane North, Listowel, Co. Kerry on Saturday 14th October 2023 at approximately 7pm.

The male (40’s) driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene.
 
The driver of the van, a male (70’s) was taken to University Hospital Kerry, for treatment for injuries believed to be non-life-threatening at the time.
 
The scene of the collision is preserved while Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination. The road is currently closed.
 
Gardaí in Listowel are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.
 
Any road users who were travelling in the area of Moyvane North, Listowel, Co. Kerry, between 6.15pm and 7.15pm on Saturday 14th October 2023, and who may have camera footage (including dash-cam), are asked to make this available to Gardaí.
 
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Listowel Garda Station on 068 50820, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the R357 Ballinasloe to Shannonbridge Road, at Cloneish, Co. Roscommon, yesterday evening.

The collision occurred at approximately 5:15pm and involved a car and a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 30s, was taken to Ballinasaloe Hospital where he was pronounced deceased later in the evening.

No other injuries have been reported.

The R357 Ballinasloe to Shannonbridge Road, remains closed this morning. Local diversions are in place.

A technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators will be conducted.

Gardaí in Roscommon are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

Any road users who were travelling on this road between the hours of 4:45pm and 5:30pm and has camera footage (including dash-cam), are asked to make this available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Roscommon Garda Station on 090 663 8300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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