06/11/2023

PSNI Investigate Fatal Collisions In Larne And Markethill

The PSNI in Larne and Markethill have issued appeals for information following two, separate, fatal collisions.

A 76-year-old woman, named by the PSNI as Margaret Small, died in hospital following a two vehicle road traffic collision in Larne, on Wednesday November 1st.

Sergeant Green, from the Police Service's Collision Investigation Unit, said: "The collision, involving a white Nissan X-trail and a white Scania lorry, occurred shortly before 2.50pm on Wednesday afternoon, at the Pound Street junction with the A8.

"Two other people were taken to hospital following the collision, however, their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

"An investigation is underway to establish the circumstances of the collision, and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed it, or has any dash cam footage, to contact police on 101, quoting reference 1203 1/11/23. Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via *www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/."

Separately, in Markethill, a man has died following a four vehicle road traffic collision on Gosford Road at approximately 1.20am on Saturday, 4th November.

Eight people required hospital for treatment for their injuries following the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage that could assist enquiries, is asked to contact police at Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 104 of 04/11/23.


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