A 42-year-old motorcyclist has died in a single-vehicle crash in Aughrim

Garda forensics at the scene

Garda forensics at the scene

A 42-year-old motorcyclist has died in a single-vehicle crash in Aughrim, Co Wicklow.

The man lost control of his motorbike at Cronebeg on the Aughrim side of the Straight mile at around 12.10am this morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination will take place at St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughlinstown.

The road has been closed for a technical examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Arklow Garda Station on 0402- 26320, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.

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