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Man in his 50s killed in Castlewellan crash

A man in his 50s has died after he was involved in a single vehicle crash on the Carnreagh Road, Castlewellan.

It happened on Monday morning at between 9.30 and 10am.

Police are appealing for witnesses who were travelling on the Carnreagh Road around that time and who saw a purple coloured Isuzu pick-up truck and trailer, to contact them at Sprucefield on 101, quoting reference number 297 for 4/12/17.

The road was closed for a number of hours but has since re-opened.

Pedestrian hit by car in Londonderry

A pedestrian has been hit by a car on the Limavady Road Londonderry.

The road has been temporarily closed.

Diversions are in place between King Street and Caw Roundabout.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes for their journey.

No further details are known at this stage.


Cyclist critical following Glenshane Road crash

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A cyclist in his 20s remains in a critical condition in hospital after a collision with a van on Thursday morning.

The crash happened on the Glenshane Road near Maghera at around 8:30am.

The driver of the Transit van was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily injury by careless driving. He has since been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses who were on the Glenshane Road between 8.10 and 8.30am on Thursday to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 225 for 16/11/17.

Woman arrested over Scarva crash released on bail

A woman arrested after a crash in Scarva that left an elderly woman in hospital has been released.

The collision occurred at around 11.30am on Saturday on the Scarva Road close to Banbridge.

A woman in her 80's was airlifted to hospital for treatment, though her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Several others were treated for minor injuries.

Man dies, another critically injured in Co Antrim crash

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A man in his 30's has died after the car he was in collided with a lorry in Toombebridge, Co Antrim.

The driver of the car, also in his 30s is in a critical condition, while the driver of the lorry was not injured in the crash.

It happened at around 7am on Wednesday on the Roguery Road, a portion of which was closed, but has now been re-opened.

Inspector Trevor Atkinson is appealing for anyone who was travelling on the Roguery Road around that time and who witnessed the collision to contact local officers in Ballymena or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 167 08/11/17.

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