Motorcyclist in serious condition after collision with car in Co Offaly ThePipaNews



A motorcyclist is in a serious condition following a road traffic collision in Co Offaly on Tuesday.

The collision happened in Shannonbridge at around 3.45pm.

A male motorcyclist, aged in his 20s, was injured in a collision with a vehicle.

He was airlifted to University College Hospital in Galway where he remains in a serious condition.

The driver of the car, a woman in her late 60s and alone in the car was uninjured.

The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Garda Forensic Collision investigators will carry out an investigation on Wednesday morning.

GardaĆ­ are appealing for anyone who may have seen this collision to come forward. They are also appealing to road users who traveled in Shannonbridge between 3pm. and 4:00 p.m. with camera footage, including dashboard, to make it available to them.

Anyone with information can contact Birr Garda Station on (057) 9169710, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.


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