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Witness appeal as motorcyclist named

Police have named the motorcyclist who died in a collision on the Mountain Road on Monday afternoon.

He was 59 year old Alan Ronald Osborne from Rochester, Kent.

According to police, Mr Osborne was riding a yellow and black Suzuki motorcycle which was in collision with a black Peugeot 206 and a white Fiat Ducato van, which was towing a trailer.

Officers say there has been a good response to appeals for witnesses, and they now want to speak to the rider of a red motorbike seen travelling towards Douglas just before the collision.

The rider may have been wearing a red helmet.

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