20/10/2006

Man dies in County Down collision

A man has died following a road traffic incident in County Down.

19-year-old John Stephenson from the Rathgill Green area of Bangor, died as the result of a collision which happened on the Belfast Road near Bangor shortly before 10.45pm last night.

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

The Belfast Road was closed for a short time after the collision, but has since been reopened to traffic.

This incident brings the total number of deaths on Northern Ireland's roads so far this year to 100.

(EF)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

26 November 2021
New Cross-Border Economic Growth Partnership Established
A new cross-border partnership established to foster economic growth between Belfast and Dublin, a key strategic route, has announced its inaugural political leadership team.
19 September 2018
Up To 100 Roads Closed As Storm Ali Hits NI
A growing number of roads across Northern Ireland are closed due to adverse weather conditions as a result of Storm Ali.
02 March 2018
Schools Closures Across NI
The Department of Education have published a list of all schools across that have confirmed they will be closed today, Friday 2nd March, 2018 due to the adverse weather conditions.
24 January 2007
High Bangor Road Opens Following Traffic Collision
The High Bangor Road at Donaghadee with its junction at Stock Bridge Road has reopened as of 9:25am following a one car traffic collision. One person has been injured but is not thought that their injuries are life threatening.
20 September 2018
Number Of Roads Remain Closed Following Storm Ali
A number of roads remain closed across Northern Ireland following the damage caused by Storm Ali. The following roads are still closed, however the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is working to clear the obstructions along with its multiagency partners.