09/07/2013

Motorcycle Road Crash Victim Named

Police have named a 42-year-old man who died after a road accident on the M2 near Belfast on Monday afternoon.

Eamon Farrelly from Belfast was involved in the three-vehicle collision at the Dunsilly off-slip on the northbound lane while riding his motorcycle.

He was taken to hospital after the collision on Monday afternoon.

He died later that evening.

Police have appealed for information on the crash, which occurred at about 3pm and involved a bike, a grey car and an articulated lorry.

They can be contacted at Antrim Police Station on 0845 600 8000.

(IT/JP)

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