Motorcyclist dead following car collision in Carlow

Gardaí are investigating a road crash that occurred in Carlow where a motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a jeep at approximately 3:10pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s, was airlifted to St James Hospital Dublin after he sustained serious life threating-injuries following the incident that took place on the N80 at Ravenswood, Bunclody.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead a short while later.

The driver of the jeep, a man in his 40s, was not injured following the incident.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information or dash-cam footage to contact Carlow Garda Station at 059 913 6620, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.