Man dies and several injured after three-vehicle crash in Down 5 months ago

Man dies and several injured after three-vehicle crash in Down

Four people were seriously injured in the crash.

A 49-year-old man has died and several people have been injured after a three-vehicle crash in Down.

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The man, named by the Police Service of Northern Ireland as James Smyth, died at the scene following the collision.

The incident occurred on the Belfast Road in Dundrum just after 12.20am on Thursday (16 December).

Police, alongside colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene, where four others were taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

A fifth person was also taken to hospital for minor injuries.

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The Belfast Road remains closed at the time of writing on late Thursday afternoon.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have captured it on their dash cam, is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number 43 of 16/12/21.