A male pedal cyclist, aged in his 60s, has died following a collision with a tractor.
The incident occurred on Church Road in Gowran, Co. Kilkenny at approximately 3:45pm today (Saturday, June 6th).
The pedal cyclist’s body was removed to St. Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny, and will be later transferred to University Hospital Waterford, where a post-mortem will be conducted, according to a statement from An Garda Síochána.
The spokesperson confirmed that no other injuries were reported.
Appeal for information
Gardaí in Goresbridge are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward and are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on Church Road between 3.30pm and 3.45pm to make this footage available to Garda.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Goresbridge Garda Station on 059 9775202, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.