A motorcyclist in his 40's has died following a road traffic collision on the Tandragee Road in Newry last night, 30 September.

The collision involving the motorcycle and another vehicle occurred close to the junction of Appletree Hill and was reported to police shortly after 7pm.

A female pillion passenger was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

PSNI Inspector Leslie Badger is appealing for anyone who was travelling on the Tandragee Road and who witnessed the collision to contact local officers in Newry or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 1277 of 30/09/17.