ROAD ACCIDENT

ROAD ACCIDENT UPDATE: Male cyclist killed in traffic collision

Accident happened near Gortahork on Friday evening

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A male cyclist in his 40s has been killed in a road accident in Donegal.

Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Ards Beg, Gortahork on Friday afternoon at approximately 4pm.

In a statement, gardaí say a male cyclist in his 40s was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a car. The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Letterkenny University Hospital. The driver of the car was uninjured.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Milford Garda Station on 074-9153060, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.