Death of man on scrambler bike in Blarney being investigated

April 5th, 2020 10:52 AM

By Con Downing

A man was arrested by gardaí and is in custody this evening.

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An investigation has begun into a fatal collision, involving a scrambler bike, which occurred in Blarney on Saturday evening.

Gardaí received report of the incident, which took place on a public trail in a woodland area, at approximately 8pm. From initial investigations it appears that the driver of the scrambler, a male aged in his mid-20s, collided with a tree. No other persons were involved.

Emergency services also attended the scene where the man was pronounced dead. His body was removed to the mortuary at Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem will be carried out.

The scene was preserved for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

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