Pedestrian, aged in his 60s, dies after being struck by lorry

A male pedestrian, aged in his 60s, has sadly died following a road traffic collision on Kildare Street, Newry, yesterday (Monday 29 August).

Kildare Street was closed for a time while the investigation was carried out,however, the road has since reopened to traffic.

Sergeant McIvor, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Police received a report shortly before 4pm that a male had been struck by a lorry close to traffic lights in the area.

“Sadly, the male died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Police at accident scene

“We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have any dash-cam footage or information which could assist officers with their enquiries, to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, and quote reference number 1350 of 29/08/22,” he ended.