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26/09/2021

Motorcyclist (40s) killed in road collision in Donegal

Tragedy occurred on the N14 between Dry Arch roundabout and the Port Road roundabout

Motorcyclist (40s) killed in  road collision in Donegal

Gardaí from Letterkenny attended the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the N14 between Dry Arch roundabout and the Port Road roundabout this evening Sunday July 25, 2021 at approximately 4.55p.m.

A male motorcyclist (late 40s), was seriously injured while driving in traffic. His motorcycle collided with a jeep and a tractor. He was removed from the scene and taken to University Hospital Letterkenny in a critical condition, where he later passed away. The male driver of the jeep was uninjured and the driver of the tractor was taken to hospital to receive medical attention. His injuries are non-life threatening.

The scene is currently preserved and Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are conducting their examination.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. Any road users who were travelling on the N14 this evening between the Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on (074) 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

There was considerable traffic disruption in the area following the accident, and diversions were put in place.

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