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Woman dies after collision with lorry in Lurgan

A woman pedestrian has died after she was involved in a collision with a lorry in Lurgan last night (Friday).

It happened in the North Street area of the town shortly before 7pm.

The road remained closed, with diversions in place, and reopened at around 2am this morning (Saturday).

PSNI Inspector Leslie Badger appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward.

Deputy Mayor of Craigavon Catherine Seeley has offered her heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of the woman killed.

Cllr Seeley said: “My thoughts and prayers and those of the entire community will be with with the family and friends of the lady who lost her life  in this traffic collision.

“Once again our roads have claimed another life and I would appeal to all road users to be careful as tragedy can strike at anytime.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision on North Street which led to this tragedy should contact the PSNI.”

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