Fatal collision in North Tipperary

Stock photo © Pat Flynn

A 53 year-old motorcyclist has died following the two vehicle crash on the Tipperary- Offaly border.

The collision – involving a motorcycle and a 4-by-4 vehicle – happened at Annagh Cross outside Borrisokane at around 12.30pm.

The man was treated at the scene by emergency services, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the 4-by-4 was uninjured.

The R438 from Borrisokane is closed between Walsh Park Cross and Taylors Cross while Gardai carry out a forensic examination of the scene.

Gardaí in Nenagh are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 067 31333.