Belfast Telegraph

Co Down woman killed in crash with recycling lorry

An elderly women has died in a horrific car crash in Co Down.

The smash, between a red Rover 100 car and a Banbridge District Council recycling lorry, happened just before 12.30pm on Tuesday in Downpatrick Street, Rathfriland.

The woman, from the local area, was aged in her 80s.

A police spokesman said: "Anyone that was in the area or anyone who noticed either vehicle around the time of the collision is asked to contact Banbridge Police Station or the Collision Investigation Unit in Steeple Police Station on the non-emergency number 101."

Roads around the crash in Rathfriland were shut for some time.

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