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Police name man who died in tragic collision in Ballyclare

Peter "Speedy" Reid

Police have named the man who sadly died in the collision on the Ballyrobert Road in Ballyclare yesterday (Thursday 1 July) as 52 year old Peter "Speedy" Reid, from the Islandmagee area.

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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