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Ballycastle crash: Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

By Claire Williamson

Published 03/07/2015

Crash victim Johnny Black (left) Crash victim Robin Wilson (right)
Crash victim Johnny Black (left) Crash victim Robin Wilson (right)
Crash victim Robin Wilson
Crash victim Johnny Black

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a crash on Easter Monday which killed two young men and left six others hospitalised.

Two cars - a Peugeot 207 and a Volkswagen Bora - were involved in the collision.

The force of the impact resulted in the deaths of two men - Johnny Black (19) from Ballycastle and Robin Wilson (26) from Armoy.

Six others required hospital treatment for their injuries.

The 20-year-old has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, seven counts of causing grievous bodily injury by dangerous driving, perverting the course of justice and a number of other offences.

He is due to appear at Coleraine Magistrates Court later this morning.

On Thursday a 50-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were charged with assisting offenders and conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

They will appear before Coleraine Magistrates' Court on Monday July 27.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS

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