Northern Ireland

Motorcyclist dies in crash in Newtownards

A man has died after the motorcycle he was driving crashed in County Down.

The collision happened at about 12:50 BST on Sunday on the Belfast Road in Newtownards, close to junction with Milecross Road.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

Insp Jim McGrillen said: "We would especially like to hear from the driver of a blue or purple Ford Kuga who is believed to have stopped at the scene but left before the arrival of police."