Motorcyclist, 60s, killed in two-vehicle crash in Limerick

He was pronounced dead at the scene – RIP

A man in his 60s died earlier today in a fatal road traffic collision in Kilmallock involving a motorbike and a car.

The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene shortly after 2pm before his body was removed to University Hospital Limerick.

The driver of the car, a man in his 40s, was treated at the scene of the crash. His injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening at this time.

Gardaí are now appealing to members of the public who may have camera footage of the R515 in Kilmallock between 1:30pm – 2:15pm today to make it available to Gardaí.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a fatal two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle, that occurred on the R515, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick on Friday 2nd February 2024 at approximately 2pm.

“The male driver of the motorcycle (aged in his 60’s) was pronounced deceased at the scene and his body has since been removed to University Hospital Limerick.

“The male driver of the car (aged in his 40’s) received treatment at the scene for injuries believed at this time to be non-life-threatening.

“The R515 road remains closed pending technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, and local diversions are in place.

“Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and who were travelling on the R515, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick, between 1.30pm and 2.15pm on Friday 2nd February 2024, are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212 400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”

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