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Second fatality at Southern 100

A second rider has died during racing around the Billown circuit today (Thursday).

The Department of Infrastructure has confirmed the incident which ended racing around Billown today was a fatal accident.

In an emergency road closure notice, the department says Douglas Road between Ballabeg and Cross Four Ways will remain closed until 8.45pm this evening.

It’s the second fatal incident in a single day after the death of Mark Madsen-Mygdal earlier.

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