A man has died following a road traffic collision near Banbridge in the early hours of this morning.
Shortly after 12.30am on Saturday, November 18 police received a report of a single vehicle collision on the Circular Road – between Banbridge and Katesbridge.
Officers provided first aid alongside colleagues from other emergency services but sadly the man, a front seat passenger in a grey Volkswagen Golf, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle has been taken to hospital for treatment along with a second passenger.
Officers closed the road for a time as enquiries were conducted at the scene. It has since reopened to traffic.
Sergeant Miller-Devlin of the Collision Investigation Unit said: “We are appealing for information and witnesses. We would particularly ask anyone who was travelling in the area between 12.00am and 12.30am to review any dash-cam footage they may have captured and make contact with us by calling 101. The reference number to quote is 34 of 18/11/23.”
You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/