Lorry driver killed in collision on Dromara Road near Ballynahinch
Police can confirm that a man has died following a road traffic collision on the Ballynahinch Road, Dromara, on Tuesday, 8th August.
A police spokesperson said: “Police received a report of a single-vehicle collision involving a blue Scania lorry shortly after 7.45am.
“Officers attended along with colleagues from the other emergency services, but sadly the driver of the lorry died from his injuries at the scene.
“We can confirm that the man who died following a single-vehicle road traffic collision on the Ballynahinch Road, Dromara on Tuesday was Ryan Telford.
“Mr Telford died following a collision involving a blue Scania lorry shortly after 7.45am.
“The Ballynahinch Road has now re-opened and a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision is underway.
“Anyone with any information, or who has dash-cam footage which could assist with the investigation, is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference number 250 08/08/23.”
The police indicated that the driver’s family requested privacy at this difficult time.