Motorcyclist killed in Portaferry crash

Published Tuesday, 03 June 2014
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A motorcyclist has died following a two-vehicle crash in Portaferry.

Motorcyclist killed in Portaferry crash
Police have closed the road while they deal with the collision. (© Getty)

The 36-year-old was killed in the collision on the Deerpark Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Police said a blue and white Yamaha R1 motorcycle and a white BMW 3 series car were involved.

Officers from the Collision Investigation Unit have asked anyone who witnessed the incident, which happed at around 2.10pm, to get in touch via the non-emergency number 101.

They also want to hear from anyone who noticed either vehicle being driven in the area in the time leading up to the collision.

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8 Comments
Gareth Porter in Bangor wrote (103 days ago):
Deepest sympathy and love sent to Julie and children. Thinking of you all at this very sad time. Gareth,was a true gentleman and looked out for others before himself.It was an absolute privelege to have known you for 19 years.We had so many special times together.Will miss you mate.Rest in peace in love and truth.You will always be in our thoughts love Gareth and Suzanne.
mark in Bangor wrote (104 days ago):
Only knew him a short time but it was a pleasure..thoughts go out to the whole family..R.I.P big man
Terry in Newtownards wrote (105 days ago):
May God bless you and keep you safe. I will always remember your ever smiling face every Tuesday and the many conversations that we had over the years. I am so so sad. My deepest thoughts and sympathy are with your family.
Eddie in Bangor wrote (105 days ago):
Sleep easy big G sympathy to his wife an family xx hes top fella a real gentleman frm eddie
David in Belfast wrote (105 days ago):
R.I.P. Gareth
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