Two road deaths following separate incidents in Down and Tyrone 4 months ago

Two road deaths following separate incidents in Down and Tyrone

Very sad news.

Two people in their 80s have died in separate crashes in counties Down and Tyrone.

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have said that both incidents took place on Thursday (28 August).

The incident in Down saw an 87-year-old woman die following a two-vehicle crash on the Portaferry Road.

Hours later, in Tyrone, a man in his 80s from Cookstown died after a four-car collision on the Drum Road.

The PSNI released a statement, saying:  "At around 5.10pm, it was reported that a black Mini car, a Volvo lorry, a Mercedes goods vehicle and a Renault Kangoo were involved in the collision."

"The driver of the Mini was treated at the scene but sadly passed away as a result of his injuries."

Police have since made an appeal for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or may have dash-cam footage, to get in contact with them.