Man killed in Toomebridge crash named

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The man who lost his life in a crash on the Roguery Road in Toomebridge yesterday has been named by police as Wayne Alun-Roberts from Ballymena.

A second man, the driver of the car which collided with a lorry, remains in a critical condition in hospital, police say.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police can confirm the man who died following a road traffic collision on the Roguery Road in Toomebridge yesterday (Wednesday, 8th November) was Wayne Alun-Roberts.

“The victim, aged in his 30s and from the Ballymena area, was a passenger in a Rover car that was involved in a collision with a lorry at around 7am.”

The spokesperson continued: “The male driver of the car, also aged in his 30’s, has been taken to hospital where his condition is described as critical. The driver of the lorry was not injured as a result of the collision.

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