Motorcyclist dies in Carrickfergus crash

Published Tuesday, 01 July 2014
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A 49-year-old motorcyclist has died after his bike was involved in a crash with a car in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim.

Mark McClements from the Whitehead area was fatally injured in the collision on the Larne Road on Monday evening, police have confirmed.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact PSNI on the non-emergency number 101.

The Larne Road, Carrickfergus has now re-opened to traffic after diversions were in place for a time.

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Thomas in N. Ireland wrote (114 days ago):
With the amount of recent fatal road accidents it is time N. Ireland had a dedicated Air Ambulance staffed by trauma doctors and critical care paramedics. I have seen first hand the difference these specialist medics can make on the UK mainland, and more lives could be saved. As a biker myself I extend my condolences to Mr McClements family.
sam somerville in Carrickfergus wrote (115 days ago):
Mark was a dedicated and hard working engineer with NIR and often helped out with the RPSI in Whitehead. A sad loss to all. My deepest sympathy to his family.
prayers are with marks family from all his workmates at york road belfast. sadly missed : rab mc r and family in eden village carrickfergus wrote (115 days ago):
A true and genuine decent guy. May God comfort your family mark
Andrew Aicken in Bangor wrote (115 days ago):
A sad loss to family and friends and deepest sympathy from all Mark's colleagues in Northern Ireland Railways. A lovely guy.
Mark in Belfast wrote (115 days ago):
Sorry to hear the loss of a fellow biker. Thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends at this very difficult time .
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