Motorcyclist killed in three-vehicle collision in Burt

The scene on the Bridgend to Burt Road this morning (Friday) after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car. DER4414MC081
The scene on the Bridgend to Burt Road this morning (Friday) after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car. DER4414MC081

A motorcyclist has been killed in three-vehicle collision in Burt.

The man, in his 50s, was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with two cars at Lisfannon at approximately 10.30pm on Thursday night.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Letterkenny General Hospital.

One of the drivers, a male in his 30s, was taken to hospital in Derry with what were described as minor injuries.

The other driver was uninjured.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 074-9320540, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

The man is the second motorcyclist to die on Donegal roads in recent days.

On Wednesday, a male motorcyclist was fatally injured when his motorcycle was in collision with another vehicle at Oakfield Demesne, Derry Road, Raphoe,