Young boy dies after petrol station collision

A young boy has died after an incident on the Glenshane Road.

Friday, 21st September 2018, 1:20 am
Updated Friday, 21st September 2018, 11:08 am

It occurred at a petrol station at about 8pm on Thursday night.

The PSNI described what had happened as a “serious road traffic collision” near Maghera, and said that the road had been closed as a result.

Then later on in the night it emerged the victim was a child – thought to be aged about eight – and that they had died at the scene.