A5 collision: Road closed after man (30) dies in collision between car and lorry on Derry to Omagh road

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland have confirmed that a man has sadly died following a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the Curr Road, between Omagh and Ballygawley.

Sergeant Green from the Police Service’s Collision Investigation Unit said: “Police received a report shortly before 7.25pm on Tuesday evening, March 5 of a collision involving a white BMW 320 and blue Scania lorry.

“Officers attended, alongside colleagues from other emergency services. Sadly, the driver of the BMW, a 30-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.”

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There were no other passengers in the car, and the driver of the lorry was uninjured.

The road is currently closed.The road is currently closed.
The road is currently closed.

“The road remains closed at this time and local diversions are in place. A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the road traffic collision is ongoing,” Sergeant Green said.

“Officers would appeal to anyone with any information or who may have dash-cam or mobile phone footage available to contact them at the Collision Investigation Unit at Sprucefield on 101, quoting reference number 1675 05/03/24.”