Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal collision

Gardaí ask for information

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal collision

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in County Sligo on Sunday.

At about 1pm, a woman in her 50s was seriously injured when the motorcycle she was a passenger on collided with a car on the N16, Sligo to Manorhamilton road, near Drumkinsellagh.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The driver of the motorcycle, a man in his 50s, was also taken to hospital. His condition is understood to be serious.

The occupants of the car were uninjured.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene. The road is closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station, 071 9157000 or the Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666 111.