An 18 year old man has died in a two car collision near Killyleagh.

He was a passenger in a Peugeot 207 which collided with a Volkswagen Polo on the Coily Hill Road shortly after midnight.

Six other young people, four males and two females, were injured and taken to hospital.

Inspector Frances McCullough said: “I am appealing for witnesses or anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision to please get in touch by calling 101, quoting reference 12 22/06/20.”