Gardai investigating serious accident on Clane - Celbridge road

Garda.
Gardai in Clane are investigating a serious road traffic accident which occurred on the Clane to Celbridge Road this morning, May 1 at approximately 7.13am.

Gardai in Clane are investigating a serious road traffic accident which occurred on the Clane to Celbridge Road this morning, May 1 at approximately 7.13am.

Gardai report that the collision occurred at Longtown, Straffan, approximately 3km outside Clane between a male motorcyclist (33yrs) and a car, with a female driver in her late 20’s.

The motorcyclist was seriously injured and was taken to Naas General Hospital.

The female car driver was the sole occupant of the car. She was also taken to Naas hospital but her injuries are described as not life threatening.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.

Gardai in Naas are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been on the road at the time of the collision to contact them in Naas on 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.