Man in his 50s riding motorbike dies following Co Down crash

A man aged in his 50s has passed away following a crash outside Newtownards, the police have confirmed.

he PSNI said the man died following a two-vehicle collision on the Portaferry Road just after midnight.

The man was riding a motorbike when it collided with a red Nissan car.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

The Portaferry Road was closed for a time overnight but has since reopened.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “An investigation is underway and Sergeant Amanda McIvor is appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has mobile phone or dashcam footage which could assist officers with their enquiries, to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference number 14 of 28/06/22.”

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