Man dies in Derry after being struck by bin lorry 3 years ago

Man dies in Derry after being struck by bin lorry

The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A 51-year-old man died after being struck by a bin lorry in Limavady in Derry today.

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It is reported that the man was a council cleansing operative, and that the incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

According to the Derry Journal, Inspector Siobhan Watt said:

"Police can confirm that a 51-year-old man has died following a road traffic collision at Mount Eden in Limavady around 7.30am this morning, Tuesday 6 November.

"John Winton, a cleansing operative, died as a result of injuries he sustained in a collision with the refuse collection vehicle he was working on.

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"An investigation is under way to establish the full circumstances of the incident and police have appealed to any witnesses to contact them at the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference number 195 of 06/11/18."