Sinn Féin MLA Philip McGuigan has said the local community has been left shocked and saddened following the multiple deaths in a road collision near Portglenone.
The North Antrim MLA said:
“People have been shocked, saddened and devastated by this accident and the resultant deaths.
“This is a terrible blow to all those involved in this incident.
“Any death on our roads is one too many and incidents like this are a reminder of the vital importance of road safety.
“My heartfelt thoughts and sympathies are with the families, friends and loved ones of those who have lost their lives in this tragic incident.”