16/10/2003

Woman remains critical following road crash

A woman remains in a critical condition in hospital today following a road traffic accident in Co Antrim yesterday.

The woman was a passenger in a car which collided with a lorry on the Knockmore Road in Lisburn shortly before 4.30pm on Wednesday.

The driver of the car, who was believed to be in his 70's, died from his injuries following the crash.

Both persons had to be cut free from the wreckage. The driver of the lorry sustained minor injuries.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses of the incident to come forward.

(MB)

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