26/02/2016

Man Dies In Co Down Road Crash

A man has died is a road crash in County Down.

The accident happened on the Killowen Road in Rosstrevor shortly before 6.30am on Friday.

Two other men were taken to hospital, however their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The Killowen Road is closed and motorists are being urged to seek an alternative route.
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Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane said: "There is a sense of shock at the news that a man has died and other injured in a road traffic accident while travelling to work.

"This is the latest in a line of tragedies on South Down roads over the past year and the local community are devastated by this news.

"I offer my sincere condolences to the family of the man and I hope that those injured make a full and speedy recovery."

(CD)

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