Motorcyclist dies after Ellistown crash

Gardai are investigating the cause of the accident
A motorcyclist, who was injured in a traffic accident at Ellistown, Rathangan last Tuesday May 7, has passed away in hospital.

A motorcyclist, who was injured in a traffic accident at Ellistown, Rathangan last Tuesday May 7, has passed away in hospital.

Gardai­ at Rathangan are investigating the serious road traffic collision which occurred at 9.30pm. A 30 year-old male motorcyclist was seriously injured when his motorcycle was in a collision with a van. He was removed to Naas General Hospital and subsequently transferred to Tallaght ICU where he was pronounced dead yesderday afternoon (Thursday May 13). The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Kildare Garda Station on 045-527730, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

- Niamh O’Donoghue