24/02/2006

Separate road accidents claim two lives

A 15-year-old girl has been killed in a road incident in County Antrim.

The teenager, who was a pedestrian, was struck by a van on the Glenavy Road in Crumlin at around 7.45pm yesterday.

Meanwhile, a man has died in a separate incident near Lisburn.

The collision happened on the Upper Crumlin Road in Ballinderry at around midnight last night.

It is understood that one vehicle was involved and no one else was injured in the crash.

So far, a total of 13 people have been killed on Northern Ireland's roads this year.

(EF/SP)

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