A 66 year old motorcyclist has died following a two vehicle road traffic collision on the Warrenpoint Road in Newry this afternoon 13 August.

The man was the driver of the motorcycle involved in the collision with a Landrover Discovery which was towing a caravan shortly before 12.30pm.

The scene of the road traffic collision where a 66 year old motorcyclist lost his life. Photograph: NewRayPics
The scene of the road traffic collision on the Warrenpoint Road in Newry, where a 66 year old motorcyclist lost his life. Photograph: NewRayPics

The new NI Air Ambulance was called to the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 664 0f 13/08/17.

6pm: Warrenpoint Road remains closed from the junction of William Street & Kilmorey Street to the Greenbank roundabout while police conduct their investigation into the cause of the collision.