Belfast Telegraph

Boy, 15, dies in crash between scrambler and car

A teenager has died in a collision between a scrambler motorbike and a car.

Marcus Forsythe, 15, was killed and another person on the scrambler was injured in the incident on the Taughey Road in Ballymoney, Co Antrim, on Saturday.

PSNI Inspector Mick Wood said: "The collision between a scrambler and a car occurred at approximately 4.48pm.

"A second passenger on the scrambler was treated at hospital for injuries not thought to be life threatening at this time. The occupants of the car were treated at the scene for shock.

"We are appealing for anyone who was on the Taughey Road yesterday afternoon at around the time of the collision to contact police in Coleraine on the non-emergency number, quoting reference number 1042 of 23/09/17."

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