Teenager dies after scrambler bike collides with car in Co Antrim

Marcus Forsythe (15) died after his bike collided with car in Ballymoney

The Taughey Road in Ballymoney where the fatal collision occurred.

The Taughey Road in Ballymoney where the fatal collision occurred.

 

A teenage boy has died after his scrambler bike collided with a car in Co Antrim on Saturday evening.

Marcus Forsythe, who was 15 years old, died after his bike collided with a car on the Taughey Road in Ballymoney after 4pm on Saturday.

A second passenger on the scrambler was treated in hospital for injuries, which are not thought to be life-threatening.

The occupants of the car were treated at the scene for shock.

Police in Northern Ireland have appealed for witnesses to contact them in Coleraine on +44 28 7034 4122.