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Police urge public not to speculate about fatal crash

Sat, 07 Oct 2017

Matthew McSevney died following the crash on Thursday.
Matthew McSevney died following the crash on Thursday.

Manx police are urging members of the public not to speculate on social media about a crash which resulted in the death of a cyclist.

43-year-old Matthew McSevney from Peel died following a collision on the Poortown Road on Thursday morning.

Officers say they can't comment on the cause of the collision at this time, and are asking locals not to speculate on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Police have confirmed the driver of the car involved, an 18-year-old female, stopped at the scene and has spoken to officers as part of the investigation.

Those who witnessed the collision are urged to contact Police Headquarters on 631212.

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