Motorcyclist Killed In Single-Vehicle Tipperary Collision.

A male, aged in his 40’s has sadly died, in what has been identified as a single-vehicle collision, following a motorcycle accident in west Co. Tipperary.

The alarm was raised at around 2.00pm yesterday and when Gardaí attended the scene they found a motorcycle located in a ditch on the R497 at Reiska, Kilcommon, between Foilnacanna and Banquet Hill.

The body of a man was also found fatally injured close-by, and was taken to a mortuary in Templemore for a postmortem. The victim, as yet, has not been named publicly.

The road remained closed yesterday with local diversions in place, as a technical examination was undertaken by a forensic collision investigation team.

Gardaí at Thurles are appealing for any witnesses or for anyone with information, who travelled on the R497 yesterday, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thurles Garda Station Tel: 0504 25100, the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111, or indeed any garda station.


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