THREE DIE ON NI ROADS OVER WEEKEND

TV advertising campaign aimed at cutting deaths on NI roads

TV advertising campaign aimed at cutting deaths on NI roads

NORTHERN Ireland’s roads claimed the lives of three males over the past few days.

The deaths come despite a hard-hitting television advertising campaign – Share The Road To Zero – to try and cut road fatalities.

On Saturday night, a man died following a two vehicle crash near Portrush, Co Antrim.

The collision happened on Ballybogey Road.

The road was closed between Cloyfin Road and Dunluce Road for a time.

Friday night claimed the lives of two other males.

A teenage pedestrian died after he was involved in a collision with a van in Newtownstewart, Co Tyrone.

It happened on the Beltany Road on Friday at around 11pm.

The victim died in hospital the following afternoon.

Police are appealing to anyone who saw the crash, involving a blue Vauxhall Zafira van, to come forward.

Less than an hour later, a man in his 20s died in an overnight three vehicle collision Co Antrim.

The crash happened at Belfast Road in Larne on Friday at around 11.45pm.

A silver Vauxhall Corsa, a blue Peugeot 206 and a black Volkswagen Touran were all involved in the collision.

Anyone who has any information about the crash is asked to contact police.

 

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