Northern Ireland

Man hit by car at Aldergrove critical

The man was walking on the Ballyrobin Road at Aldergrove when the collision took place Image copyright PAcemaker
Image caption The man was walking on the Ballyrobin Road at Aldergrove when the collision took place

A man is in a critical condition after he was knocked down by a car close to Belfast International Airport.

He was walking on the Ballyrobin Road at Aldergrove when the collision took place shortly before 16:40 GMT on Saturday.

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said the pedestrian was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Ballyrobin Road had been partly closed but has now re-opened.