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Police make appeal for witnesses following death of 21-year-old man

James Campbell died following a collision yards from his home

Police in Lurgan have issued a new appeal for witnesses, a week on from a fatal road traffic collision outside Gilford in which a man 21-year-old died.

James Campbell, who was riding a motorcycle at the time, died yards from home when he collided with a tractor.

His funeral Mass took place at St Patrick and St Colman’s Church in Laurencetown on Monday past.

Inspector Gregory Beckett said: “The collision took place on the Ballymacanallen Road near Gilford at around 1.25pm last Wednesday afternoon, 19 April and involved a motorcycle and a tractor.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was travelling on the Ballymacanallen Road between 1.15pm and 2.00pm last Wednesday or who witnessed the collision. Please call police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 581 19/04/17.”

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