Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Down

The collision happened on the Comber Road . 
Picture By: Pacemaker Press.
The collision happened on the Comber Road . Picture By: Pacemaker Press.

A man has died as a result of a road accident in Co Down.

The 50-year-old was killed when his motorcycle collided with a roundabout on the Comber Road in Newtownards around 11.40pm on Thursday.

Flowers left at the scene on the  Comber Road, Newtownards. Picture By: Pacemaker Press.

Flowers left at the scene on the Comber Road, Newtownards. Picture By: Pacemaker Press.

A police spokeswoman said: “It is not thought that any other vehicles were involved in the collision. We are keen to speak to witnesses and officers can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference 1430 04/08/16.”

The Comber Road had been closed for a number of hours during the night but has since reopened to traffic.

Police accident scene

Police accident scene