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Police confirm name of 34-year-old who sadly died in weekend collision

34-year-old Michael Scally from the Ballycastle

The Police Service of Northern Ireland can confirm the man who sadly died following a single-vehicle road traffic collision in Armoy on Sunday evening, 10th December was 34-year-old Michael Scally from the Ballycastle area.


Speaking yesterday morning, Sergeant Miller-Devlin from the Police Service’s Collision Investigation Unit said:


“Police received a report shortly after 11.30pm of a collision within the vicinity of the Coolkeeran Road, involving a silver Peugeot 207.


“Officers attended, alongside our colleagues from other emergency services and first aid was provided at the scene.


“A man, aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries where he sadly passed away. There were no other passengers in the vehicle.


“Local diversions were in place for a time – however the road has since reopened to traffic. A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding what happened is ongoing.


“Officers would appeal to anyone with any information or who may have dash-cam or mobile phone footage available to contact them at the Collision Investigation Unit at Sprucefield on 101, quoting reference number 1912 10/12/23.”


Sinn Féin councillor Maighréad Watson has expressed condolences on the death of Michael Scally following an accident on the Coolkeeran Road, Loughgiel.


Cllr Watson said:


“I want to extend my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Michael Scally.


“This tragedy will be deeply felt in the local community, and I know that they will rally around to support the Scally and Watson family at this difficult time.


“I would also like to pay tribute to the emergency services for their efforts at the scene of this incident and appeal to anyone with information to please bring it forward to the PSNI.”

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