68-year-old jogger dies in Carrickfergus road accident

Red Brae Road The accident happened on the Red Brae Road

A 68-year-old man has died after he was struck by a car while jogging in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

The accident happened on Red Brae Road in the town at about 11:30 BST on Friday.

Police want to hear from witnesses, particularly the female driver of a silver vehicle travelling directly in front of the silver Peugeot 207 involved in the accident.

The road has since been reopened to traffic.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

More Northern Ireland stories

RSS

Features

  • Spanner CrabEdible images

    Are these the best food photographs of the past year?


  • Beckford's TowerFolly or fact?

    The unlikely debt capital of Britain


  • European starlingBird-brained

    How 60 starlings multiplied into a nightmare flock of 200 million


  • Observatory in Chile with sun in the backgroundStar struck

    Why tourists are flocking to Chile's observatories


  • Two people using sign language Signing out

    The decline of regional dialects for the deaf


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.