Motorcyclist dies and car burnt out in suspected hit-and-run in Carlow

Motorcyclist Dies And Car Burnt Out In Suspected Hit-And-Run In Carlow
Gardaí at the scene on a local road in Sandbrook, Co Carlow, after a motorcyclist was killed in a suspected hit-and-run
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A man in his 30s has died after a collision between a car and a motorbike in Co Carlow.

The car was found burnt out at the scene.


Gardaí were called to the scene on a local road in Sandbrook at around 11pm on Wednesday night.

The scene of the incident on Thursday morning

The motorcyclist, a man in his 30s, was killed. His body remains at the scene while a technical examination is carried out.

The car was found burnt out, and the occupants of the car failed to remain at the scene.

Gardaí are understood to be keeping an open mind in relation to the investigation.

The road remains closed.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who travelled on the Rathoe to Ballon road on Wednesday night to contact them.

Anyone with information regarding can contact Carlow Garda Station at 059 913 6620, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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