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Police confirm identity of 16-year-old boy who is 'critical' after crash near Holywood train station

Police have identified a 16-year-old man pedestrian who was taken to hospital and is in a critical condition following a crash near Holywood train station.

Police attended the scene of the crash involving a car and pedestrian on Monday night.

The collision involving a white Ford Focus and a pedestrian happened close to Holywood train Station shortly before 8pm. The 16-year-old male pedestrian remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Officers had appealed for help in identifying the victim and on Tuesday night confirmed he had been identified and his family were with him in hospital.

Officers thanked the public for their help with the appeal.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the A2 and who witnessed the collision, or captured any footage on dashcam, which could assist the police investigation to contact local officers in Bangor on 101 quoting reference 1384 of 01/01/18.

"Police are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have dash cam footage of the collision."

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