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Fresh appeal over fatal Banbridge collision

27-year-old Gary Hamilton died as a result of the collision on the Castlewellan Road on Sunday 8 July Credit: PSNI

Police have issued a fresh appeal for information over a collision in Banbridge, Co Down that claimed the life of 27-year-old Gary Hamilton.

The victim was travelling on the Castlewellan Road towards the town when his Yamaha motorbike was involved in a collision four weeks ago.

The fatal crash happened at around 9.45 on Sunday 8 July.

The 27-year-old was travelling in the direction of Banbridge when the collision happened four weeks ago Credit: PSNI

Inspector Graham said: “We are particularly interested in hearing from people who were on the stretch of road between the school at Ballydown, near the Lisnaree Road and the T-junction where the Aughnacloy Road meets the Castlevennon and Katesbridge roads.

"This is a well-known junction,where there is a filling station and shop, as well as a farm equipment supplier.”

In particular police would like to speak to a number of drivers they believe were in the area at the time, namely, a red Ford Focus, a black Ford Kuga, a red Vauxhall Zafira and a silver Mercedes.