Northern Ireland

Woman dies after road accident in County Antrim

The name of the woman killed in a road accident in County Antrim on Thursday afternoon has been released.

Rebecca McManus was 26-years-old and was from the Newtownabbey area of Belfast.

The accident happened at the Rushpark Roundabout in Whiteabbey at about 1300 BST on Thursday.

Five other people have been taken to the Royal Victoria and Antrim Area hospitals. Their conditions are not yet known.

It is understood three cars were involved in the accident. The M5 and the roads surrounding the roundabout were closed for a time but reopened on Thursday evening.