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Girl, 12, killed in crash between dune buggy and car

A girl of 12 died and a 14-year-old was injured after the crash on Flagstaff Road. Credit: PA

A 12-year-old girl has died following a crash between a dune buggy and a car in Northern Ireland.

The schoolgirl was in the buggy with a 14-year-old girl when they were involved in a collision with a Toytota car on Flagstaff Road in Cloughoge, Newry, at around 2.50pm on Saturday afternoon.

The 12-year-old girl died as a result of her injuries, while the 14-year-old girl sustained a broken leg and remains in hospital.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision to get in contact on 101.