Motorcyclist killed near Celbridge

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the fatal traffic accident.
Gardai in Leixlip are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision this afternoon, Wednesday, September 4.

Gardai in Leixlip are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision this afternoon, Wednesday, September 4.

At approximately 2.55 p.m. a male aged in his 30s was fatally injured when his motorcycle collided with a car.

The collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the R449, between junction six on the M4 and the Maynooth Road, Celbridge.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is closed and diversions are in place. Forensic collision investigators have been called to the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leixlip Garda Station 01-6667800 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111.