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Witness Appeal - Serious Injury road traffic collision Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly. 30th August, 2022.

Issue Date: 30/08/2022

Gardaí in Birr are currently at scene of a serious injury road traffic collision that occurred in Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly this afternoon Tuesday 30th August, 2022 at approximately 3.45p.m.

A male motorcyclist (late 20s) was injured when a collision occurred with a vehicle. He was airlifted to University College Hospital, Galway where he remains in a serious condition. The driver of the car, a female (late 60s) and sole occupant of the car was uninjured.

The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place. Garda Forensic Collision investigators will conduct an examination in the morning.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. They are also appealing to road users who were travelling in Shannonbridge between 3p.m. and 4p.m. with camera footage (including dash cam), to make it available to them.

Anyone with information can contact Birr Garda Station on (057) 9169710, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Investigations ongoing.