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Motorcyclist dies in Dundrod crash while second biker injured in separate collision

Police have appealed for information after separate motorcycle crashes
Digital Staff

A MOTORCYCLIST who died in a road traffic collision in Dundrod, Co Antrim, has been named locally as Declan Jordan.

The crash happened on the Quarterland Road at around 7.15pm on Sunday June 3.

Mr Jordan, who was 48 years old, was riding a blue Yamaha motorcycle.

Sinn Fein's John O'Down said Mr Jordan was originally from Shankill in Lurgan and was "a well known and popular figure in the town".

Police have appealed for  anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was travelling on the Quarterland Road and who observed the Yamaha motorcycle prior to the collision to contact them.

Meanwhile, a motorcyclist was left with "life-changing" injuries after a crash in Draperstown, Co Derry.

The 28-year-old man's bike struck a tree on the Tobermore Road at around 3.30pm yesterday.

It is believed that the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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