Gardai seek witnesses on Limerick-Kerry road following fatal crash

Alan Owens

Reporter:

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to come forward following the fatal road crash

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to come forward following the fatal road crash

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses that travelled on the R523 road from Limerick to Kerry this Monday to come forward after a fatal road crash.

The two vehicle fatal road traffic collision occurred on the R523 at Shanacool Cross, Listowel this evening at 5pm.

A male in his 50s was fatally injured when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee.

The stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place. The road is expected to remain closed overnight.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses who were travelling along the R523 Listowel to Athea Road at Shanacool Cross, between 4.45pm and 5.15pm this Monday evening to contact Listowel Garda Station on 068-50820, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666111 or any Garda Station.