Northern Ireland

Cyclists dies after collision with a car in Newtownards

Scene of Newtownards collision
Image caption The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon on the Newtownards Road

A cyclist has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Newtownards, County Down.

Gavin Moore, 40, was with a group of cyclists on the Newtownards Road, Conlig, when the crash happened on Tuesday afternoon.

They were all members of the North Down Cycling Club. Two other cyclists suffered injuries which are not life-threatening.

Image copyright Moore family
Image caption Gavin Moore was part of a group of cyclists on the Newtownards Road when the crash happened

A 59-year-old man arrested at the scene has been released on bail.

In a post on Facebook, North Down Cycling Club said it was sending condolences to Mr Moore's wife, children and the wider family circle.

Police have appealed for anyone travelling in the area at the time to contact them with any information about the collision.