A motorcyclist who died following a crash on the A719 in East Ayrshire has been named as Ian Sloan.

The incident happened on the A719 Waterside to A77 Ayr Road around 3.10pm on Saturday,  June 15, and involved a silver Skoda Octavia and a motorbike.

Emergency services attended, however the 56-year-old male rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

The car’s male driver was uninjured and the four female passengers were taken to Crosshouse Hospital for treatment.

Police Sergeant Gordon Stewart, from the Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Mr Sloan at what is a very difficult time.

“Our enquiries remain ongoing and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have dash-cam footage and who hasn’t already spoken to officers to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 2245 of Saturday, 15 June, 2024.