Man in his 40s dies following overnight crash near Sion Mills

Police-in-Northern-Irelan-007A man in his 40s has died following a road traffic accident just outside Sion Mills.

The two vehicle collision happened on the Melmount Road between Sion Mills and Victoria Bridge.

The RTC involving a lorry and a van happened just after 10pm close to the turn off to Bellspark Road.

The road at the scene was closed to facilitate a technical examination by the PSNI overnight, but the road has now reopened.

Meanwhile, a woman in her in 50s has died followed a fatal collision in Cookstown.

The accident happened on the Moneymore Road in the early hours of this morning.

The road is closed and diversions are in place.