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Teen arrested after car with six people inside crashes in Enniskillen - one 'critically' injured

Ford Focus had failed to stop for police before it crashed

By Claire Cromie

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man after a car with six people inside crashed in Enniskillen.

A 23-year-old male who was in the car is in a critical condition in hospital having suffered serious head injuries.

The blue Ford Focus crashed at the roundabout at Queens Street shortly before 1.55am on Saturday morning.

Police said the vehicle had failed to stop for officers a short time before the collision.

The Johnson Bridge roundabout at the junction with the Cornagrade Road, Queen Elizabeth Road, Queens Street and Halls Lane were shut until Saturday afternoon.

Inspector Flood said: "It is believed that six people were inside the car at the time of the incident.

"Two females aged 42 and 22 and two males aged 28 and 27 have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

"One male aged 23 has been taken to a nearby hospital with serious head injuries. His condition is described as critical."

Inspector Rod Flood from Enniskillen Police Station appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who was travelling on the Cornagrade Road around the time to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.

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