Man dies after being hit by car in Portadown


A man in his 40s has died after he was hit by a car on the Gilford Road in Portadown in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The man had left a taxi a short time before he was involved in a collision with a Volkswagen Passat car shortly before 2am.

The Gilford Road was closed between the Breagh Road and the Moyallen Road roundabout. It has since reopened.

Police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was travelling on the Gilford Road around the time of the collision to contact them at the Collision Investigation Unit in Steeple Police Station or local police at Mahon Road Police Station on the new non-emergency number 101.