06/01/2003

Motorcyclist dies after road accident

A motorcyclist has been killed in a road accident in County Antrim.

The victim was 29-year-old Gary Morrow from Fairymount in Carrickfergus.

The police said the victim’s motorcycle was in collision with an oncoming car on the Upper Road, Greenisland, near Carrickfergus yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the car escaped injury.

Mr Morrow is the second person to die on the province’s roads this year.

A six-year-old girl died following an accident in County Armagh on Friday January 3.

She was a passenger in a tractor when the accident happened on the Tartaraghan Road, near Portadown.

Official figures released on Friday showed that 150 people died on Northern Ireland's roads in 2002, two more than in 2001.

(AMcE)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

26 November 2021
New Cross-Border Economic Growth Partnership Established
A new cross-border partnership established to foster economic growth between Belfast and Dublin, a key strategic route, has announced its inaugural political leadership team.
19 September 2018
Up To 100 Roads Closed As Storm Ali Hits NI
A growing number of roads across Northern Ireland are closed due to adverse weather conditions as a result of Storm Ali.
02 March 2018
Schools Closures Across NI
The Department of Education have published a list of all schools across that have confirmed they will be closed today, Friday 2nd March, 2018 due to the adverse weather conditions.
16 December 2013
Motorcyclist Dies In Co. Down Road Accident
A 24-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Moneyslane, County Down. The road accident occurred on the Katesbridge Road on Sunday afternoon, close to Banbridge. The road has now reopened. The name of the man who died has not yet been released. Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.
18 November 2020
DUP Seek Reassurance For NI Car Industry
The DUP have called on the government to ensure the European Union "get real and show respect" for Northern Ireland business regarding the VAT margin scheme.