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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 14 October, 2019

Teenager killed in single-vehicle crash, other seriously injured

The incident occurred after midnight last night.

Banbridge Road, the stretch of road where the incident occurred.
Banbridge Road, the stretch of road where the incident occurred.
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AN 18-YEAR-OLD HAS died following a fatal road traffic collision on the Banbridge Road in Dromara during the early hours of this morning.

There were five teenage males in the car, including a rear seat passenger who died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle and the remaining passengers, one of whom sustained serious injuries, were taken to hospital.

Shortly after 12.30am, the PSNI received a report of a one-vehicle collision on the Banbridge Road, Killallen involving an orange coloured Vauxhall Corsa.

Police attended the scene, along with other emergency services.

Inspector Jonny Francey said:

“The road remains closed at this time and police are appealing for anyone who was travelling on Banbridge Road, between Killallen and Banbridge between midnight and 12.30am this morning who may have seen the vehicle [to come forward].”

“If anyone has any information that can assist police with their investigation, contact local officers in Lurgan or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 50 of 28/10/17.”

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