Update: N15 crash victim named as Donegal man

 

The man who was killed in a fatal crash on the N15 Sligo/Donegal Rd has been named locally as Packie McGrath of 7 St. Benildus Ave, Ballyshannon.

The incident between a car and a motorcyclist occurred on the Sligo town side of Cliffoney yesterday afternoon at approximately 4pm.

The 66 year old motorcyclist was seriously injured after his motorbike collided with a car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and was taken to Sligo University Hospital.

The female driver of the car was also taken to hospital with minor injuries. The three children travelling in this car were uninjured.

The road is currently closed for a Forensic Collision examination and local diversions are in place , the road is expected to be closed until lunchtime today.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Sligo Garda station at 0719157000, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.