Motorcyclist dies at scene

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A motorcyclist has died at the scene of a road traffic incident today on the Creg Ny Baa back road.

The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved.

Police received a report about 1pm of a motorcycle having been seen to have left the road on the Creg Ny Baa back road, near to the Creg Ny Baa pub. Emergency services attended, but the rider of the machine was pronounced dead at the scene.

Senior investigating officer Inspector Derek Flint said: ‘Whilst already dealing with another serious collision the emergency services attended this incident. We believe the rider to be a visitor, and we are in the process of informing his family.

‘If you were travelling on the Creg back road between 11.30am and 1pm today and saw a lone motorcycle travelling towards the pub, we would really like to speak to you at police headquarters to assist us in establishing what happened to this gentleman. You can call us on 631212.’

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