Man dies after being hit by a lorry

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A man has died after he was hit by a lorry in Ballynahinch this morning.

The accident happened on Windmill Street shortly before 11am.

Police have said the driver of the six-wheel tipper lorry may not be aware that he struck the pedestrian.

The lorry had Miskelly Brothers Ltd writing on the front of the cab, although it is no longer owned by the company.

It travelled through the centre of Ballynahinch and left the town along Dromore Street following the incident.

Police are appealing for the driver or anyone with any information about the lorry to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.