Northern Ireland

Banbridge fatal crash: Victim was from London

Two vehicles were involved in the accident on the A1 road
Image caption Two cars were involved in the accident on the A1 dual carriageway on Saturday

The 22-year-old woman who died in a two-car crash near Banbridge in County Down was from London, police have said.

Four others were hurt in the collision which happened on Saturday morning at the Castlewellan Road junction on the main A1 Belfast to Dublin road.

Two men aged 22 and 51, who were travelling in the same car as the deceased, are still being treated in Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital.

One of the men remains critically ill, the other is in a stable condition.

A 49-year-old woman who was also in the same car - a gold Rover 25 - was taken to Craigavon Area Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

She has since been discharged.

A 51-year-old man who was travelling in the second car - a silver Madza - was treated in Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry.

He was discharged on Saturday, just a few hours after the collision.

The dead woman's name has not been released.

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