Col­li­sion kills woman and elderly man

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - NEWS - BY MIR­ROR RE­PORTER

A MAN and woman died yes­ter­day fol­low­ing a col­li­sion be­tween a lorry and two cars.

Emer­gency ser­vices were called to the A1 on the out­skirts of Newry, Co Down, at 2.45pm.

Po­lice con­firmed a man in his 80s and a woman in her 40s had died.

They were trav­el­ling in the same car.

A PSNI spokesman said: “The col­li­sion, in­volv­ing a lorry, a sil­ver Skoda Fabia and a bronze coloured Ford Fo­cus, oc­curred at around 2.45pm on the north­bound car­riage­way at the Money­more Road junc­tion.

“Of­fi­cers from the Col­li­sion In­ves­ti­ga­tion Unit are in­ves­ti­gat­ing and would ask any wit­nesses or any­one with dash-cam footage which could as­sist them with their en­quiries to contact them on 101 quot­ing ref­er­ence num­ber 731 12/10/18.”

CRASH PSNI at­tended scene

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