A motorcyclist in his 40s has died following this evening’s crash on the outskirts of Letterkenny.
The incident took place on the N14 between the Dry Arch and Polestar roundabouts at approximately 4.55 p.m.
“A motorcyclist, a man (late 40s), was seriously injured while driving in traffic. His motorcycle collided with a jeep and a tractor. He was removed from the scene and taken to University Hospital Letterkenny in a critical condition, where he later passed away,” a spokesperson for the Garda Press Office said.
The male driver of the jeep was uninjured and the driver of the tractor was taken to hospital to receive medical attention. His injuries are non-life threatening.
The scene is currently preserved and Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are conducting their examination.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward.
Any road users who were travelling on the N14 this evening between the Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) are asked to make it available to Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on (074) 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.
The two inbound roads from the Dry Arch Roundabout remain closed and local diversions are in place.
As a result, there are long tailbacks and motorists are being advised to avoid the area.