12-year-old boy dies after road crash in Antrim
Very sad news.
A 12-year-old boy has died following a road crash in Antrim on Friday afternoon (10 December).
The collision occurred on the Lisburn Road outside Glenavy at around 3.30pm.
It involved a van and the 12-year-old boy, who was a pedestrian and has been named as Aaron Webb.
Aaron was from the Greater Lisburn area, a PSNI spokesperson said.
“Officers attended along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service," PSNI Sergeant Braiden said.
"Aaron was transported to hospital but, sadly, was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
“The collision took place at approximately 3.30pm. We are appealing to anyone who was travelling in the area around this time and who witnessed the collision, or who may have captured dash cam footage, to contact us on 101.
"Please quote reference 1069 of 10/12/21.”