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Fatal road traffic collision in Athlone, Westmeath on the 15/8/10

Gardai in Athlone are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath at approximately 7.00pm this evening.

A 22 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene after the motorcycle on which he was the sole occupant collided with a wall.

No-one else was injured in the incident.

The road has been closed and diversions are in place locally.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Athlone Garda Station on 090-6498550 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-11.


Garda Press Office

22.45hrs 15.8.10