Wilson Kennedy: Ballyclare vet dies after quad bike crash

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Wilson Kennedy was a veterinary surgeon from Ballyclare

A man who died in a quad bike crash near Ballyclare, County Antrim, was veterinary surgeon Wilson Kennedy.

The 69-year-old was driving the quad bike on Irish Hill Road at about 20:00 BST on Friday when it was involved in a crash with a black Seat Ibiza car.

Police said the Ballyclare man died at the scene of the collision.

A female passenger in the car was taken to hospital. A 26-year-old man who was driving the car was arrested and later released on bail pending inquiries.

Mr Kennedy was a founder of the Clare Vet Group, which runs four veterinary practices in County Antrim.

Police have appealed for witnesses or drivers who have dash-cam footage of the crash to contact them.