Northern Ireland

Woman, 74, dies in crash near Castledawson

The Hillhead Road is now reopened to traffic after Saturday's crash Image copyright Alan Lewis-Photopress Belfast
Image caption The Hillhead Road is now reopened to traffic after Saturday's crash

A 74-year-old woman has died after a two-vehicle crash near Castledawson, County Londonderry.

Alice Smylie, from the Ballymena area, died in the crash on the Hillhead Road just after 10:40 GMT on Saturday morning, police said.

Three men were taken to hospital but their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Police said the crash happened near the Creagh Road and involved a red Kia Soul and a black Mazda.

They have appealed for information.