Motorcyclist Dies In Midlands Crash

The man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motorcyclist has died in an overnight collision in the midlands.

The incident occurred at around 2:20am this morning in the Kilmartin's Roundabout area on the Dublin Road in Athlone, Westmeath.

The man, who is in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road at Kilmartin Roundabout in Athlone has reopened following the incident.

Local Fianna Fail Councillor Frankie Keena says his thoughts are with the man's family: 

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage, including dash-cam and were travelling in the Kilmartin's Roundabout area of Athlone between 2am and 2:30am are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Athlone Garda Station on 090 649 2600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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