Man dies after Co Down collision


A man in his 50s has died following a crash on the A1 near Newry in Co Down.

He died after being involved in a collision between two vehicles sometime before 6.30pm yesterday.

He was the 65th person to die on Ulster’s roads this year.

Two men in their 30s were also injured in the crash on Tuesday evening.

The A1 carriageways were closed in both directions between Loughbrickland and Newry for a time.

One of the injured is in stable condition in Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital.