Belfast Telegraph

Two men killed in separate motorbike crashes in Co Derry and Antrim

Two motorcyclists have been killed in separate accidents over the weekend in Northern Ireland.

In one incident, a 44-year-old man died after he was involved in a crash on the Deerpark Road in Bellaghy, Co Londonderry.

The accident was reported to police at about 8.30pm on Saturday night.

In an earlier incident a 49-year-old man riding a motorbike died after a crash in Cushendun, Co Antrim.

Police said the man's bike crashed into a Suzuki SX4 on the Loughareema Road at about 10.35am on Saturday morning.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to both incidents.

Twenty-six people have died on Northern Ireland's roads this year, five of them riding motorbikes. Fifty-six people were killed on the roads last year.

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