Man dies after Limavady crash

Published Tuesday, 18 March 2014
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A man has died in hospital following a serious two-vehicle crash outside Limavady, Co Londonderry.

Man dies after Limavady crash
The crash happened on Tuesday afternoon. (© UTV)

The collision, between a Peugeot 306 car and a Volvo lorry, happened on the Broad Road shortly before 2.20pm on Tuesday.

Three ambulances and one rapid response vehicle were dispatched to the scene, while the NI Fire and Rescue Service and the PSNI also attended.

A second man, who was a passenger in the car, was injured and taken to hospital for treatment.

It is understood that two people who were travelling in the lorry have been treated for shock.

According to police, the road remains closed and diversions are in place at the Cashel Road and the Dunhill Road junction.

Diversions are also in place at the Killane Roundabout and motorists are advised to expect delays.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the road traffic incident, or who was travelling in the area at the time, to contact Limavady Police Station or the Collision Investigation Unit at Steeple Police Station on 0845 600 8000."

© UTV News
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