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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Two Ballycastle RTC fatalities named locally

Two people have been killed following an earlier RTC on the Moyarget Road near Ballycastle.

Unfortunately, two individuals died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, whilst another individual was taken to hospital where they remain in a critical condition

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The two individuals who died have been named as Owen McMullan and his partner Brigid Nic Uilcin (Wilkinson), who are believed to have Children together.

Two Ballycastle RTC fatalities Brigid Nic Ulicin & Owen McMullan
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The road, which remains closed this evening, was closed between the Carrowreagh Road and the Magheramore Road earlier following the serious collision late Friday afternoon.

Police, NIAS and NIFRS attended the RTC including the Air Ambulance for Northern Ireland who were also tasked with the incident.

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North Antrim MLA, Mervyn Storey, has expressed his sympathies to both the victim’s families: “Sadly more families have been given the devastating news that their loved one’s life has been taken following a fatal road traffic accident this evening.

“I would extend my sympathy to the families of those who lost their life as a result of the accident on the Moyarget Road and our thoughts are with those who have been injured.

“Obviously a full investigation will be carried out to establish the circumstances surrounding this tragic accident.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with these families at this time of great sadness.

“We again are indebted to the response of our emergency services who attended this accident, the Air Ambulance, PSNI, Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service and the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.”

Our sympathies are with both families at this time.

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