Man dies following collision

POLICE have confirmed that a man has died following a road traffic collision in Sion Mills.

Stephen McElwee, aged 30, from the local area, died after being involved in a collision involving a black Volkswagen Passat and a blue Vauxhall Astra at around 11.10pm on Thursday, October 26.

Constable Trevor Fletcher from the Collision Investigation Unit said, “One man remains in hospital in a serious condition.


“Last night, officers revisited the scene on the Peacock Road, speaking to motorists and passers-by as part of the ongoing investigation.

“We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

“Please call 101, quoting reference number 1545 of 26/10/17.”


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