Northern Ireland

Elderly man dies in A1 car crash near Newry

An 88-year-old man has died following a two-car crash on the A1 near Newry in County Down.

The collision happened at the Moneymore junction shortly after 1030 BST on Thursday.

The occupants of the second car, a 34-year-old woman, a 40-year-old man and a five-week-old girl, suffered shock and were taken to hospital for assessment.

A contraflow system is in place on the A1 close to the scene of the crash.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.