A man in his sixties has died following a tragic incident involving a lorry in Waringstown on Thursday evening.
Emergency services were despatched to the Moss View area shortly before 6pm.
Tragically, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
In a statement, a Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) spokesperson, said: “NIAS received a 999 call at 5.46pm on Thursday following reports of an incident involving a lorry in the Moss View area of Waringstown.
“NIAS despatched two Emergency Crews, one HART crew and two Ambulance Officers to the scene.
“Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, no one was taken to hospital.”
A police spokesperson said the man was struck by a lorry in the Moss View area at around 5.45pm.
Moss View, which had been closed for several hours, has now reopened.
Investigating officers are asking witnesses or anyone who may have captured footage of the collision to get in touch by calling 101, quoting reference 1460 of 24/11/22. Information can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/
At least 1 rapid response vehicle and 4 police cars are at the scene of what has been described as an “accident involving a vehicle” in the Moss View estate in #Waringstown #CoDown pic.twitter.com/Svd0SMxv6h
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DUP Councillor Mark Baxter, commenting last night, said: “My thoughts are with those affected by the serious accident in Moss View this evening . The emergency services were very quickly on the scene and are still carrying out investigations.”
Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart said: “First and foremost my deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends of the gentleman who has lost his life. The shock and sorrow they will be feeling at this time will be acute, and they are very much in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Likewise the entire Waringstown community are in shock at such a tragic accident.