Northern Ireland

Woman critical after car crash in Dundrum, County Down

A woman in her 30s is in a critical condition in hospital after she was struck by a car in County Down.

The pedestrian was injured in a collision on the Newcastle Road in Dundrum shortly before 20:00 GMT.

Paramedics took the woman to Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital for treatment and said her injuries were serious.

Police have closed the road and are advising drivers to avoid the area.