Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after Kilkenny crash

Gardaí appeal for any information or anyone using the road near the scene

Sam Matthews


Sam Matthews



Garda have appealed for information from the scene of Road Traffic Colllision

A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision at Gowran in Kilkenny today (Sunday, May 2).

At around 11.15am Gardaí and Emergency Services attended at the scene of a collision involving a motorcycle and a van on the R448 (Gowran to Paulstown Road), at Rathvaun, Gowran.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s, was airlifted to Tallaght hospital where he is currently being treated for serious injuries. The crash site was examined by Garda forensic collision investigators and enquires are ongoing.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. They are also appealing to anyone with video footage (including dashcam) from along this route at the time of the incident to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station 056-7754150 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.