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Child airlifted to hospital after Ballymoney crash

A child has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a crash in Co Antrim.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a call at around 5pm on Wednesday after a crash between two cars on the Gracehill Road outside Ballymoney.

The air ambulance took one child to hospital and an adult was taken to Antrim Area Hospital by ambulance.

Their conditions are not known at this time.

A NIAS spokesperson said: "The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 5:03pm following reports of a road traffic accident on Gracehill Road, Co Antrim

"Information passed by the caller indicated that two vehicles were involved and that there was potentially five casualties including three adults and two children.

"NIAS despatched a Rapid Response Paramedic and three A&E crews to the scene. The Charity Air Ambulance was also tasked to the incident.

"Following assessment and initial treatment by the medical teams at the scene one person was taken to Antrim Area Hospital by ambulance and a child was transferred by Air Ambulance to the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children."

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