Northern Ireland

Cyclist in his 60s killed in crash on Bangor to Belfast road

The collision happened near Holywood, County Down Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption The collision happened near Holywood, County Down

A man in his 60s has died in a crash on the main road between Bangor and Belfast.

He was cycling in the direction of Bangor with another cyclist when he was involved in a collision with a car near Holywood shortly before 06:30 BST.

The other cyclist, who is in his 30s, sustained minor injuries.

The A2 road has now been re-opened. Police have appealed for information about the incident.

Image caption The A2 road was closed in both directions but has now been re-opened