DUP North Antrim MLA Mervyn Storey has said the community is reeling with shock and sadness at reports of multiple fatalities as a result of a road traffic accident on the Lisnahunshin Road near Portglenone.
Commenting, Mr Storey said:
‘‘We can't begin to imagine the shock and hurt for the loved ones of those who have sadly lost their lives.
Any death at any time is heartbreaking but in these sudden and tragic circumstances the grief and pain experienced will be even more profound.
Our prayers are with the families and friends of the deceased, and indeed the entire community, at this difficult time.’’