26/10/2005

Two die in separate road accidents

Two people have died in separate road accidents in Counties Londonderry and Down.

In the latest accident, a man died following a road traffic accident in Ballynahinch on Wednesday.

The accident occurred on the Crossgar Road at around 10.30am. Only one vehicle is believed to have been involved. The victim's name has yet to be released.

Elsewhere, one man has died following a car crash on the outskirts of Coleraine on Tuesday.

It is understood the man's car left the Castleroe Road, just outside the town, at about 7pm and collided with a tree.

Only one person was travelling in the vehicle. Police have appealed for information.

(MB/SP)

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