A man has died following a collision with a police motorbike in County Antrim.
The death was one of three fatalities on roads in Ulster yesterday.
The serious crash occurred in the afternoon on the Garron Road between Larne and Carnlough.
It is understood that a PSNI motorcyclist was escorting other riders to an event on the north coast when a collision occurred.
Tom Robinson, 52, from Whitehead, died at the scene while the police rider was taken to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Investigators from the Police Ombudsmanâs office were at the scene yesterday. Police have made a public appeal for information.
Declan OâLoan, SDLP MLA for North Antrim, said âI want to |express my sympathy to the family of the motorcyclist killed on the Glenravel Road. It is very sad when a motorcycle outing on this beautiful Spring day ends in such tragedy.â
âThe very high number of |motorcycle fatalities must cause all of us great concern. This is an area of road safety which needs particular attention.â
In a separate incident, another man died after his motorbike was in collision with a van on the Glenravel Road, between Ballymena and Cargan yesterday morning. The deceased was named as Peter Brownlee from the Newtownabbey area.
Police in Ballymena have made an appeal for witnesses and the road remained sealed off for several hours yesterday.
Meanwhile, a man in his early 30s from Londonderry has been killed in a road crash in Co. Donegal.
The single-vehicle crash happened at about 10am yesterday morning on the Muff to Moville Road in the townland of Clar.
Gardai say the car left the road and hit a fence. Both occupants were thrown from the car.
One of the men in his early 30s was fatally injured. The other man, who was in his late 20s, was seriously injured and was rushed to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.
The scene is currently closed pending an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and diversions are in place. Gardai in Buncrana are appealing for witnesses.