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Tipperary Motorcyclist Dies In Road Crash

garda crestThe road between Gortnahoe and Ballysloe here in Co Tipperary will remains closed this morning following a crash in the area late last night, in which a 34 year old man has tragically lost his life.

The incident occurred at Boulick, Gothnahoe near Thurles, at around 10.00pm yesterday, when the motorcyclist was in collision with a car and tragically died at the scene.

While the dead man has been named locally as Mr John Brennan (34), of Glengoole, Thurles, Co Tipperary, a female driver of the second vehicle was reported to be uninjured.

A post mortem on the body is expected to be carried out at Waterford Regional Hospital today, while a Garda forensic examination of the crash scene is nearing completion.

Gardaí here in Thurles who are investigating the collision have appealed for witnesses to contact them on Telephone 0504-25100.

Yesterday’s death brings to 16 the number of  motorcyclists  killed on Ireland’s roads so far this year.

Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílis.

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