Man dies in road accident on Glenavy Road

A man has died after he was knocked down in Co Antrim on Thursday morning.

It is believed the victim, aged 43, was knocked down by a lorry on the Glenavey Road near Maghaberry at around 4.30am. Police believe that no other vehicle was involved.

Traffic was diverted from the Lachey Road to Maghaberry Road soon after the accident. The road was eventually reopened at around 9am this morning.

Police have appealed for anyone who was on the Glenavey Road at or around the time of the accident to contact detectives at Lisburn on 028 9266 5212.


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