Boy (9) dies in bike collision in Ballymena

  • 17 June 2022

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A boy aged nine has sadly passed away following a two-vehicle collision in the Dunclug area of Ballymena, the Police Service of Northern Ireland can confirm.

He died in hospital as a result of his injuries after a collision between two bikes that occurred on Thursday, 16th June at around 4.55pm.

A second boy age 13 was taken to hospital and is understood to be in a critical condition this morning.

A full investigation is underway and Detective Sergeant Neil Harrison is appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has mobile phone footage which could assist officers with their enquiries, is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference number 1342 of 16/06/22

Guidance : The boys were the riders of the two bikes. At the request of his family, police will not be releasing the boy’s name or any further details at this time.