Biker still critical after Donaghmore crash

Police accident sign
Police accident sign

The motorcyclist injured in a crash near Donaghmore on Saturday afternoon remains in a critical condition at Belfast Royal Victoria Hospital.

Local politicians and work colleagues have expressed messages of support as he continues to fight for his life.

He was rushed to hospital after his green Honda bike crashed on the Pomeroy Road at around 12.45pm.

Sinn Fein Councillor for the area, Mickey Gillespie, wished him a full recovery, saying it was a tragic accident.

UUP Councillor Walter Cuddy also expressed his sympathies saying the road was full of 'dangerous bends' and motorists needed to take care on it.

Friends of the motorcyclist, who has yet to be officially named, have also expressed their sympathy on social media, and wished him a speedy recovery.

Police are appealing for any motorists who were on the Pomeroy Road between 12.30pm and 12.45pm and who may have witnessed this road traffic collision to contact them at Dungannon on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 590 04/02/17.