Man (40s) dies following city traffic collision

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A man in his 40s lost his life following a traffic collision in Galway City on Sunday morning.

A motorbike and a car were involved in a collision on the Old Dublin Road at the entrance to Renmore Park shortly after 10am this morning.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 40s, received serious injuries in the collision.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident a short time later.

The crash site was fully examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road has now reopened to traffic.

The deceased was removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Galway and the local Coroner has been notified.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing witnesses to come forward and make contact with them.

They are also appealing to those who were travelling on the Old Dublin Road, Renmore Park at the time of the collision who may have any camera footage (including dash-cam), to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.