ROAD NOW OPEN: Kildare gardai investigating motorbike tractor collision

UPDATE: Road at Mondello reopened in the past few minutes

Conor McHugh

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Kildare gardai investigating motorbike tractor collision

A garda road block at the entrance to Mondello at the Caragh end

The R409 road between Caragh and Prosperous, where gardai are investigating a collision that occurred between a motorbike and a tractor late last night, Tuesday, August 27, has reopened in the past few minutes.

Both vehicles were travelling towards Prosperous at 11.20pm on Tuesday night, with the tractor in front. 

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It is understood that the tractor was turning right into a field opposite Mondello Park and the motorbike collided with its rear right wheel.

The motorcyclist, it is understood, is from Robertstown. 

A local eye witness and gardai say the man was badly injured, but alive.

Gardai at the scene of the incident