Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a 72-year-old man on a bicycle was killed in a collision with a car in Co Tipperary.
A 51-year-old driver of the car was only described as “uninjured”.
Officers in Borrisokane, Co Tipperary are investigating the fatal road traffic collision which happen on the Borrisokane to Portumna Rd N65 this morning at around 9.30am.
The motorist’s car and the bicycle collided around 3km outside Portumna.
Gardai said: “The pedal cyclist was seriously injured in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem will be carried out later today. The female driver (sole occupant) of the car aged 51 years was uninjured.”
The road is closed pending a Forensic Collision Examination and diversions are in place.
Gardai in Borrisokane are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 067 27101, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.