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Man in his sixties dies in one-car Co Antrim crash

A Skoda being towed following a fatal one-car crash near Glenavy, Co Antrim. Picture by Arthur Allison, Pacemaker

A MAN in his sixties has died following a one-car crash in Co Antrim.

The man was driving a black Skoda which crashed on the Moira Road in Glenavy shortly after 10am yesterday.

The victim has not yet been officially named.

The crash was one of three one-vehicle collisions yesterday.

Moira Road was closed at its junction with Carnkilly Road for several hours following the crash.

However the road re-opened at around 5pm. Police have appealed to anyone with information to contact them.

Meanwhile, a man was seriously ill in hospital last night following a one-car crash on the A1 at Sheepbridge outside Newry yesterday afternoon.

The crash happened at around 12.35pm.

The man, who was driving the car, was taken to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry for treatment.

A spokeswoman for the southern health trust said he remained in a serious condition yesterday evening.

In Co Antrim, the Carnlough Road was closed following a one-vehicle crash outside the village of Broughshane.

The crash happened early yesterday evening.

Diversions were in place between Munie Road and Hazelbank Road.

 

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