Fatal collision 11 July 2017 A21 Bangor Road, Conlig, County Down

Last updated 12 August 2017
A21 Bangor Road, Conlig, County Down (show full map)
Casualties Gavin Moore, 40 (fatality), Male (serious injury), Male (serious injury)
Time of incident 2:00pm, 11 July 2017
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle (4), Car
Incident factors Hit from behind
Police details Northern Ireland, incident 691

Gavin Moore was killed when a group of cyclists were struck from behind by a 58 year old man driving a Hyundai on the A21 in County Down, shortly before the road’s speed limit reduces to 40mph at Conlig. The driver was arrested at the scene and was held in custody. Images of the car show extensive damage to the bonnet and windscreen, indicative of a high speed impact.

Two other cyclists, Gareth Boyle, Keith Freel, were both seriously injured whilst the fourth rider in the group, Rachy Sinnamon, was ininjured.