Ireland 70-year-old cyclist killed in crash

12:18  13 november  2017
12:18  13 november  2017 Source:   Journal.ie

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The R153. © Provided by Journal.ie The R153. GARDAÍ IN NAVAN are appealing for witness following a fatal traffic collision onear the N2 at Balrath Co Meath.

At around 11.30am gardaí attended the scene of an incident involving a car and a cyclist on the R153 Balrath near Kentstown. A 70-year-old male cyclist was removed from the scene by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, was uninjured in the collision.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at scene and the road remains closed to traffic. The local coroner has been notified.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone who was travelling on the R153 in Balrath between 11am and 11.30am to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Navan Garda Station at 046 9036100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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