Gardaí in Mallow are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Knockane, Ballyclough, Mallow involving a car and a motorcycle at approximately 7:30pm on Thursday evening 18th July, 2019.

A male motorcyclist, (19 years), was pronounced dead at the scene and has been removed Cork University Hospital where a post mortem will take place. The driver of the car (man, early 70s) was uninjured.

Forensic Collision Investigators are currently at scene and the road is currently closed with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealling to any motorist who may have travelled the road at the time of the collision to contact them at Mallow Garda Station on 022 – 31450, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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