Irish man dies after car hit by falling tree 8 months ago

Irish man dies after car hit by falling tree

A warning is in place.

A man has sadly passed away after his car was hit by a falling tree in Co. Antrim.

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The incident occurred on the Dublin Road in Antrim on Friday.

A PSNI spokesperson said that the road remains closed in both directions and there are currently diversions in place.

This news comes as Met Éireann and the UK Met Office has issued wind warnings as Storm Arwen hits Ireland and the UK.

A status yellow warning has been put in place for Donegal, Sligo and Mayo until early on Saturday morning, with a weather warning in place for all of Northern Ireland until 6pm on Saturday, with winds expected up to 100km/h.

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Ferries heading from Belfast and Larne have been cancelled since Friday, with the Ballycastle to Rathlin Island ferry also being cancelled.