A 34-year-old man has died in hospital after a collision with a parked motorcycle Gardai said this afternoon.
Sergeant Damian Hogan at the Garda press office said: “Gardaí at New Ross Co Wexford are appealing for witnesses and information in relation to fatal road traffic collision which occurred at 1.40pm on Sunday, 5th May 2019.”
Hogan added: “At approximately 1.40pm a 34-year-old male pedal cyclist was in collision with a parked motor cycle on the main road from Adamstown to Carrickbyrne, Co Wexford. The injured man was taken to Wexford General Hospital with serious injuries and was subsequently pronounced dead today, Thursday 9th May 2019.”
“Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision or who may have information to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051-426030, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”
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