Motorcyclist dies after collision close to Hollywood

A man in his fifties has died following single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.

The accident happened around 12pm on Sunday afternoon on the road (R756) between Hollywood and the King’s river bridge.

The man was airlifted to Tallaght hospital but died later.

The road has been closed to allow a Garda forensic examination and is due to open at 8pm.

GardaĆ­ are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact them at Blessington Garda Station on 059 6482610.

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