Update 10pm: Gardai are investigating a two vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at Lackenroe Glanmire this evening at approximately 6pm which as left one man dead.
The male, in his 20s, was fatally injured when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to Cork University Hospital.
The driver of the car was taken to hospital as a precaution.
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination and local diversions are in place.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021-4558510, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Earlier: Reports are emerging that a motorcyclist has been fatally injured following an accident in Glanmire, Co Cork.
The incident happened at Lackenroe and the road has been closed off for an examination since around 6pm.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
A motorcyclist has reportedly been killed in an accident involving a car on the Brooklodge to Knockraha rd in Glanmire. Diversions in place— Ciara Revins (@CiaraRevins) August 9, 2017
CORK: Gardaí are dealing with 2 crashes in Glanmire: one at Barnavara Hill & one on the Knockraha Rd at Brooklodge. https://t.co/pdsEzJTRQr— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) August 9, 2017
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