Man dies after Co Down road crash

Police have appealed for witnesses to this morning's crash
Police have appealed for witnesses to this morning's crash

A man has died following a two vehicle road traffic collision in Ballywalter this morning (March 17), police have confirmed

Dean Weir, who was 52, was originally from Bangor and living in Portavogie, was the driver of a white Suzuki Alto that was involved in a collision with a blue Nissan Micra shortly before 9am.

The male driver of the Nissan and a female passenger in the Suzuki were taken to hospital for treatment for their injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the Dunover Road this morning and who witnessed the collision to contact local police in Newtownards or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 293 of 17/03/17.