Mon, 06 Jul 2020

CO MAYO, Ireland - A motorcyclist has been killed instantly after his bike collided with a tractor on the N59.

The collision took place around 8:30pm Tuesday night on the N59 between Mulranny and Newport.

The motorcycle rider, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was removed to the morgue at Mayo General Hospital.

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

The road was closed in both directions while local diversions were put in place.

Garda are appealing to any witnesses or any road users in the area who may have camera footage (dashcam footage) to contact Newport Garda on 098 41102, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

(File photo).

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