Kells Street Races: NI skier Jack Oliver dies at County Meath occasion

Racing was deserted at Kells Street Races after the accident

Northern Irish rider Jack Oliver has died after an accident at Kells Street Races.

The race was deserted on the County Meath occasion after the crash of the Supersport race across the 2.2-mile-long Crossakiel Circuit.

The highway race was the primary to be held in Eire since 2019.

Limavady rider Oliver was in his early 20s and received the Senior Help race on the Cookstown 100 in April – his first Irish nationwide highway race victory.

A Garda Síochána (Irish police) confirmed that the rescue service was on website at 13:30 BST and that the motorcyclist was “declared lifeless on the spot”.

The dying comes after 5 drivers have been killed on the Isle of Man TT race earlier in June.

Welsh rider Mark Purslow died after a coaching crash in Ballagarey, whereas Northern Eire’s Davy Morgan was fatally injured in a crash on the twenty seventh Milestone in the course of the opening Supersport race.

The sidecar driver Cesar Chanel died on account of accidents sustained in a crash in sidecar race one on In the past’s Leap, and father and son sidecar pair Roger and Bradley Stockton misplaced their lives in one other collision on the identical observe within the different sidecar occasion.

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