Barre Garroo crash: Biker dies after crash with car

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Barre Garroo Crossroads, Isle of ManImage source,
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Police said the crash happened near Barre Garroo crossroads on the Isle of Man

A motorbike rider from the Isle of Man has died after crashing with a car in the west of the island.

The 59-year-old, who was on a Yamaha, hit a Nissan car between Handley's Corner and Barre Garroo crossroads, near Ballaskyr Farm, at about 17:00 BST on Sunday.

He was airlifted to Noble's Hospital but was pronounced dead later.

The car driver, who was Northern Irish, was treated in hospital and has since been discharged.

Another motorcyclist who was injured after the rider and car crashed has also been released from hospital.

The crash happened outside of the TT racing, which is currently taking place on the island.

Isle of Man Police have asked anyone who witnessed the collision to get in touch.

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