Northern Ireland

Girl hit by car 'critically ill'

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A five-year-old girl is in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children in Belfast after an accident in County Down.

Lucy Cusack was hit by a car as she was walking along the Downpatrick Road in Ardglass at 1630 BST on Friday.

Her family said she was playing close to St Nicholas Primary School, which she attends when the accident happened.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward.

A 38-year-old man who was hit by a car on the Crumlin Road in north Belfast on Friday morning has died.