POLICE ARREST TWO MEN OVER STOLEN BIKE CRASH

Police arrest two men over stolen car and bike crash in Co Antrim

Police arrest two men over stolen car and bike crash in Co Antrim

TWO men are in police custody following a collision between a suspected stolen motorcycle and a car in County Antrim.

One man was left man seriously injured after the crash happened on the Longshot area of Doagh shortly before 4.30am.

The injured man, who is in his 20s, was riding the motorcycle which is believed to have been stolen from the Station Road, Doagh on Saturday morning.

The arrested men were stopped in a second car on the same road, which is also believed to have been stolen.

The two detained men are aged 19 and are believed to be associates of the injured man.

The two 19-year-olds were travelling in Vauxhall Astra car which is believed to have been stolen during a creeper-style burglary in the Deerpark Road area of Belfast during the early hours of Saturday morning.

Both men have been charged with three counts of burglary, aggravated vehicle taking causing injury and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

One of the teenagers has also been charged with causing death or grievous bodily injury by careless driving and is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday.

His co-accused is due to appear before the same court on 11 June.

The injured man was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries which are described as serious.

 

 

 

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