Man killed in collision between motorbike and car

A man has died following a road collision in Co Monaghan.

The incident involving a car and a motorbike happened on the main Monaghan to Clones Road outside of Smithboro village at Lismeagh at around 9pm yesterday.

The 29-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was removed to Cavan mortuary where a post mortem will be carried out.

The driver of the car and a female passenger were uninjured.

The road is closed to motorists this morning while gardaí examine the scene and local diversions are in place.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Monaghan garda station.

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