Northern Ireland

Holywood crash: Fresh appeal as police identify crash victim

A police officer next to a police car at the scene of the incident
Image caption The incident happened near Holywood train station

Police have issued a fresh appeal about a teenager who was critically injured when he was struck by a car in County Down.

The incident happened at 20:00 GMT on Monday, near Holywood train station.

Following an initial appeal, police have now identified the boy, who is 16, but are now urging anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

The boy is receiving treatment in hospital for his injuries, and his family are with him.

The police said the collision involved a white Ford Focus car.

"Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the A2 last night and who witnessed the collision, or captured any footage on dashcam, which could assist the police investigation to contact local officers," the PSNI said in a statement.