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Motorcyclist killed in road collision involving tractor

A male motorcyclist, aged in his 30s, has died following a collision with a tractor. 

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the incident which occurred on the N59 between Mulranny and Newport yesterday, (Tuesday, May 26th) at 8:30pm.

The motorcyclist’s body has since been removed to the morgue at Mayo General Hospital. The driver of the tractor was uninjured, according to a Garda spokesperson. 

The road is closed in both directions and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses or any road users in the area who may have camera footage (dashcam footage) to contact Newport Gardaí on 098 41102, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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