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Female fatality following Drones Road RTC

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A female has been confirmed as having died following an earlier serious RTC on the Frosses Road, Ballymoney, this afternoon.

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At approximately 2:38 this afternoon, a report was received to the NIFRS of a serious RTC on the Frosses Road.

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Three fire appliances were dispatched from Ballymoney, Ballymena and Coleraine, alongside colleagues from the NIAS and Police.

A police spokesperson has said: “Police can confirm that a woman has died following a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision at the Frosses Road area of Ballymoney this afternoon (Thursday 4th November).”

Inspector Watt said: “At around 2:50pm, it was reported that a car and a lorry were involved in the incident. The female driver of the car sadly died at the scene as a result of her injuries. A male passenger of the car was taken to hospital following the incident.

“The Frosses Road remains closed in both directions between the Drones Road roundabout and the Kilraughts Road roundabout, as motorists are advised to seek alternative main routes for their journey.

“Enquires are continuing and anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage or any other information, should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 993 04/11/21.”

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