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Man dies after incident involving oil tanker in Ballyclare

Police can confirm that a man has died following an incident on the Ballyrobert Road in Ballyclare yesterday afternoon (Thursday July 1st).

Inspector Julian Buchanan said:

“The incident was reported to police at approximately 1.50pm, involving a green and white oil tanker. Tragically, it is believed that the man was trapped under the vehicle and died as a result of his injuries at the scene.

“Our enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the death are continuing and I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed a green and white oil tanker in the vicinity of Ballyclare or who has dash-cam footage available, to contact officers at the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 974 01/07/21.”

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