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.


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