31/10/2005

Coleraine car crash victims named

The two people who died following a road traffic collision in Co Londonderry on Monday have been named.

William Paul, 58, and his wife, Mary, 57, were in their car which collided with a lorry on the Damhead Road near Coleraine at about 8.45am on Monday morning.

A PSNI spokesman said it was unclear how the crash happened however the couple's car is believed to have been travelling on the wrong side of the road.

A PSNI helicopter was despatched to take aerial photographs of the scene.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them at Coleraine on 028 7034 4122.

(MB/SP)

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