Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Newry

Kildare Street Newry.
The incident happened in Kildare Street, Newry. Credit: Google Maps

Police have confirmed that a male pedestrian, aged in his 60s, has died following a road traffic collision on Kildare Street, Newry on Monday.

Sergeant McIvor from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Collision Investigation Unit said: “Police received a report shortly before 4pm that a male had been struck by a lorry close to traffic lights in the area. Sadly, the male died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

“We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have any dash-cam footage or information which could assist officers with their enquiries, to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, and quote reference number 1350 of 29/08/22.” Kildare Street was closed for a time while the investigation was carried out – however, the road has since reopened to traffic.

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