Man in 80s has died following road traffic collision

A man has died following a one vehicle road traffic collision on the Ballynure Road in Ballyclare on Friday 26th July.

A man aged in his 80’s from the Ballyclare area was the driver of brown coloured Vauxhall Meriva which collided with a wall at around 11am on Friday morning.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and a post mortem examination will be carried out to determine if the man died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision or of natural causes.

The road was closed for a number of hours.

Chief Inspector Stephen Humphries has appealed to anyone who was driving on the Ballynure Road this morning and witnessed the collision, has dash-cam footage or who noticed the car being driven in the area to contact officers at Newtownabbey on 101 quoting reference number 580 26/07/19.

 

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