Elderly man dies following bike accident in South Kerry

 
Gardaí in Kenmare are investigating a fatal road collision in Lauragh.

A man in his 70s was fatally injured following a fall from his bicycle.

Gardaí say the incident occurred at 4.20pm today. No other person or vehicle involved. The body of the deceased has been removed to University Hospital Kerry for a post-mortem examination.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene. The stretch of road is closed and diversions are in place.

The local coroner has been notified.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to contact them at Kenmare Garda Station on 064-6641177, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda station,