The man who died in yesterday’s road accident named locally

The man who died in yesterday’s road collision between a motorcycle and car has been named locally as Packie McGrath from Ballyshannon.

Mr McGrath was the rider of the motorcycle when he was involved in a collison with a car.

Three children who were occupants in the car were uninjured in the car, but the female driver sustained minor injuries.

They were taken to Sligo University Hospital.

The road remains closed today as Gardai continue their forensic examinations with it expected to reopen this afternoon.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses of the incident to contact them in Sligo Garda Station or any Garda Station.