Gardaí in Togher are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Lough Beg, Ringaskiddy this evening, Tuesday 19th March, 2019 at approximately 8p.m.

A male motorcyclist (mid 40s) was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision. The motorcycle was in collision with a car. The driver, sole occupant of the car was uninjured. The deceased man remains at the scene and his body will be removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem examination is due to take place.

This stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, who are at scene.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Togher Garda Station on 021 – 4947120, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.