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21/09/2021

Motorcyclist killed following crash in County Donegal

Tragedy happened in Letterkenny yesterday

Two people have tragically lost their lives on Irish roads today

Two people have tragically lost their lives on Irish roads today

A man in his 40s has died following a crash involving a motorbike in County Donegal.

Gardaí from Letterkenny attended the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the N14 between Dry Arch roundabout and the Port Road roundabout yesterday at approximately 4.55pm.

A male motorcyclist was seriously injured while driving in traffic.

His motorcycle collided with a jeep and a tractor.

He was removed from the scene and taken to University Hospital Letterkenny in a critical condition, where he later passed away.

The male driver of the jeep was uninjured and the driver of the tractor was taken to hospital to receive medical attention. His injuries are non-life threatening.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are conducting an examination.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling on the N14 this evening between the Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on (074) 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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