Northern Ireland

Name of Coalisland crash victim released

Ballynakilly Road Coalisland FRTC
Image caption The scene of the fatal crash on the Ballynakilly Road

Police have released the name of the 39-year-old lorry driver who was killed in a crash near Coalisland in County Tyrone on Monday.

He was Sean Scallon, from County Carlow.

Two lorries were in collision at Ballynakilly Road at about 09:30 BST on Monday.

The driver of the other lorry was treated in hospital. It was the second fatal accident in the area in less than 24 hours.

Robin Steenson, 71, from Cookstown, died when his motorcycle was involved in a collision on the M1.

The accident happened near the junction for Coalisland at about 17:15 BST on Sunday.

It is understood Mr Steenson was travelling on the country-bound lane when his vehicle struck the motorway's central reservation.