Police Confirm Name Of RTA Mayobridge Victim

Police name Mayobridge RTA victim

Police name Mayobridge RTA victim

Police can confirm that 45 year old Joe Rooney, who was from the Mayobridge area, formerly of Rostrevor, sadly died following a road traffic collision in the Mayobridge area early on Friday 29th December.

Sergeant Green said: “Shortly after 6am, police received a report of a collision at Hilltown Road involving a male pedestrian and a grey coloured Audi A4.

“Joe, who was the pedestrian, sadly passed away at the scene.

“The road was closed for a period of time but re-opened.

“Our enquiries are ongoing, and we are appealing to anyone who was travelling in the area at the time of the collision, or who has any dash cam or mobile phone footage, to contact us on 101, quoting reference number 247 of 29/12/23.”