Woman dies following motorcycle collision in Sligo

Woman dies following motorcycle collision in Sligo

A woman in her 50s has died in a crash in County Sligo.

The woman died when the motorcycle she was a passenger on collided with a car on the N16 Sligo to Manorhamilton road, near Drumkinsellagh at around 1pm this afternoon.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later, and her body was removed to University Hospital Sligo.

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.

The N16 near Drumkinsellagh has been closed, as Garda forensic collision investigators carry out an examination.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station.


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