Gardaí resort to DNA tests to identify motorcyclist killed in Cork accident

Gardaí in Cork are to carry out DNA tests to try and identify a motorcyclist killed after his bike hit a wall on the main Cork to Macroom Road on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased suffered horrific injuries in the high-speed collision in Ovens at around 5.15pm on Sunday.

It is believed the deceased is a Polish man in his 30's and two of his siblings travelled from Dublin to provide DNA samples.

Gardaí have also requested dental records from Poland to try and positively identify the victim who was killed instantly.

They are also continuing to appeal for witnesses.

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