A motorcyclist in his 40s has died following a two vehicle road traffic collision on the Rathfriland Road in Newry, Co Down.
The man died following a collision with a tractor at around 4.30pm near Ashtree Cottages. The Rathfriland Road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours.
Inspector Lynsey Barr has appealed to anyone who in the area this afternoon and witnessed the collision to contact police in Ardmore on 101.
There are no further details at this time.