Two motorcyclists hospitalised following crash near Kinvarra


Two motorcyclists have been taken to University Hospital Galway, one seriously injured, following a crash near Kinvarra today.

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the the scene of a road traffic collision on the N67 Kinvarra to Ballyvaughan Road at Munnia Burrin, Co. Clare.

The crash took place earlier this afternoon, and involved two motorcycles and a car.

The first motorcyclist was taken from the scene to University Hospital Galway to be treated for injuries believed to be serious.

The second motorcyclist was also taken to University Hospital Galway for injuries believed to be non-life threatening.

Gardaí say that no other injuries have been reported at this time.

The road is currently closed to allow Forensic Collision Investigators to conduct an examination, with diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling along the N67 Kinvarra to Ballyvaughan Road between 2:30pm and 3:30pm are asked to make this footage available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilrush Garda Station at 065 908 0550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.