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Man in his 20s dies following road traffic collision in Banbridge

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A Co Armagh man in his 20s has died following a road traffic collision in Banbridge earlier today (Sunday).

Police officially confirmed the fatality – a man, aged in his 20s – this evening.

It is understood he passed away following a road traffic collision on the Castlewellan Road in Banbridge.

Inspector Graham said: “The man was driving a Yamaha motorcycle that it is believed left the road shortly before 10am.”

The road was closed for a time after this but is now reopen.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, who may have dashcam footage or who was travelling on the Castlewellan Road and observed the motorcycle prior to the collision contact local officers in Lurgan or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 639 08/07/18.


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