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Motorcyclist injured in Co Antrim road crash last month dies from injuries sustained

Alan McCullough from Newtownabbey

A MOTORCYCLIST injured in a road crash in Co Antrim last month has died as a result of his injuries.

Alan McCullough (29) from Newtownabbey was riding his motorcycle when he was involved in a one-vehicle collision on Church Road on June 22.

Police said the crash happened at around 6.35am and he was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

A PSNI spokeswoman last night said that Mr McCullough had sadly passed away from his injuries on Tuesday.

Police have appealed to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have captured dash cam footage, to contact them on 101.

Tributes have been paid to Mr McCullough on social media, with many describing him as an "absolute gentleman".

One friend wrote: "Deeply saddened to hear of the untimely loss of Alan McCullough. A real stand up guy with a big heart".

Another tribute said he was a "great person to be around, always remember that infectious smile he had".

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