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Damien Edgar

Motorcyclist dies following Co Antrim collision

A motorcyclist has died of his injuries following a collision in Ballyclare last Sunday.

Police have confirmed that 30-year-old Conor McGrugan died in hospital on Saturday.

The two-vehicle collision was reported on the Templepatrick Road last Sunday afternoon.

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PSNI Sergeant McIvor from the Collision Investigation Unit said: “The collision involving a blue Tesla Model S car and a blue Yamaha motorcycle occurred at around 4.35pm.

"Officers attended the scene, alongside colleagues from other emergency services.

"The rider of the motorcycle was taken to hospital following the collision for treatment but sadly died from his injuries in hospital.

"He has been named as 30-year-old Connor McGrugan from the Ballyclare area.

"An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision is ongoing.

"Officers would appeal to anyone with any information or who may have dash-cam footage available to contact them at the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference number 1360 of 07/05/23."


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