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Motorcyclist who sadly lost his life in Newtownabbey road traffic collision named


Photograph of Mr Nesbitt released with permission of family.

Police can confirm that the man who died following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Shore Road, Newtownabbey, last night was 55-year-old Andrew Nesbitt from the Carrickfergus area. Inspector Murphy said:


“At approximately 11.10pm on Monday July 19th, it was reported to police that a black Suzuki motorbike was involved in the incident. Police attended the scene, along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, where sadly, the male rider of the motorbike was pronounced dead.

“Enquiries are currently continuing into this very tragic incident. I want to take this opportunity to appeal for witnesses to this collision and ask anyone with information or dash cam footage, that could assist our investigation to call us on 101, quoting reference number 2383 19/07/21.” Alternatively information can also be provided by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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