Police are urgently appealing for witnesses to a fatal incident at the intersection of Tramway Road and Beachhaven Road this evening.
Emergency services were called to the intersection following a crash involving two cars at around 7pm.
Initial information suggests that the driver of one of the cars was subsequently assaulted by occupants of the second car.
The driver suffered critical injuries and tragically passed away at the scene.
The occupants of the second car left immediately following the assault and Police are working to locate them.
The car is believed to be a black BMW sedan, registration CTC411.
Anyone who sees this car is asked to call Police immediately on 111, quoting event number P053841960. The vehicle should not be approached.
Multiple road closures are in place and motorists are asked to follow the directions of emergency services staff at the scene.