Northern Ireland

Man dies in crash between car and lorry

Ambulance
Image caption The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a call shortly before 19:20 BST on Thursday

A man has died following a crash involving a lorry and a car outside Ballynahinch, County Down.

The collision, involving a blue Peugeot 308 and a white Volvo lorry, happened on the Belfast Road outside the town on Thursday evening.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a call shortly before 19:20 BST and sent a crew and a rapid response paramedic to the scene.

The male driver of the Peugeot died as a result of his injuries.

The Belfast Road was closed for a period of time, but has since re-opened.