Connor McNeill dies after car crash in Broughshane

Police have confirmed a man has died and two children remain in hospital after a crash in Co Antrim on Tuesday.

He was Connor McNeill, who was 41 years old and from the Glenarm area.

Councillor Beth Adgar of the DUP offered her condolences to the family. She said the deceased was father to the two young children involved.

The single vehicle crash happened on the Carnlough Road, Broughshane at around 3.30pm.

Police said Connor was driving a grey Nissan X-Trail when it crashed.

"Sadly, Connor was pronounced dead at the scene and two young children, passengers in the car, were taken to hospital following the collision where they remain receiving treatment for injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

"Carnlough Road was closed for a number of hours following the collision and has now re-opened.

DfI and PSNI meet to discuss potential road safety improvements on A5 following the tragic loss of Connor.

Chief Superintendent Sam Donaldson, Operational Support Department said: "said that the number of lives lost on our roads is unacceptable by any measure as I've already said 22 so far this year and 71 last year. But they are not just a statistic. "

Minister John O’Dowd began by extending his condolences to the families who have lost loved ones on the roads.

He continued: "everyone of us who was sitting around that table today were concentrating our discussions on how we could save lives, on how the roads we have and the responsibilities we have, move towards saving lives."

"You can also submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via"

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