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Boys, aged 7 and 9, hospitalised after serious road collision

Four other people were also injured in the crash.

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POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland are appealing for witnesses after a road collision involving seven people at the weekend.

The incident happened at around 2.40pm on Saturday on the Lough Road in Islandmagee, an area of Co Antrim.

Two boys, aged seven and nine and a woman were travelling in a Ford Ka.

At this time the 7-year-old remains in hospital in a critical condition. The woman is currently receiving treatment for serious injuries.

The other car involved in the incident was a blue Vauxhall Mokka. It contained a couple travelling with two children aged two and three. All of those travelling in this car were taken to hospital but are not believed to have sustained any life-threatening injuries.

Speaking about the incident, Inspector David McCausland with the PSNI, said that police believed there were other cars in the locality at the time and for anyone that witnessed the incident to come forward.

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Members of the public can do this by contacting 101 from the UK or 048 9065 0222 from the Republic of Ireland.

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