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Dungannon crash: Man in his 80s dies in collision near Granville Industrial Estate

Published 16/11/2015

Roads have now re-opened at Granville Industrial Estate following a road traffic collision on the slip road leading from the A4, Woodlough Road, Dungannon
Roads have now re-opened at Granville Industrial Estate following a road traffic collision on the slip road leading from the A4, Woodlough Road, Dungannon

A man, aged in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene after a car and a lorry were involved in a serious crash in Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

The incident happened on Monday morning at around 9am.

PSNI Inspector David Nixon said: "A man, aged in his 80’s, was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation is currently ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the collision and a post mortem examination is due to be carried out to determine the cause of death."

The west-bound offslip of the A4 Woodlough Road that was closed at Granville has now reopened.

A spokesman for the Ambulance Service said: "The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service attended a road traffic collision at the junction of the Granville Road involving a lorry and a car.

"The call was received at 9.35am.

"[We] dispatched a rapid response paramedic and two accident and emergency crews to the scene, the first arriving within six minutes.

"No patients were taken from the scene."

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact police in Dungannon on 101.

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