Lisburn: Man dies after tree falls on his van

Emergency services at the scene between Governors Road and Ravarnet Road in Lisburn where it is believed that strong winds brought a tree down on top of a work mans van
Emergency services at the scene between Governors Road and Ravarnet Road in Lisburn where it is believed that strong winds brought a tree down on top of a work mans van

A man has died after a tree fell on his van the Hillsborough Road, Lisburn.

The man died following after accident at 11.30am today (Thursday 15 January).

Police attend the scene of a crash

Police attend the scene of a crash

Inspector Stephen Burns said: “The man died following a tree falling on his van.

“The Hillsborough Road remains closed between Governors Road and Ravarnet Road. I would continue to advise motorists to avoid this area if possible due to heavy congestion.”