Belfast Telegraph

Three seriously injured after accident in Tyrone

The Northway in Portadown where a car crash occurred
The Northway in Portadown where a car crash occurred

By Staff Reporter

Three people are seriously ill in hospital following a road crash in Co Tyrone.

The incident happened at about 4.30pm on Saturday at the Armagh Road near Moy at the junction with Lislasly Road.

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said that they had received a 999 call at 4.29pm on Saturday and that there were up to six casualties at the scene, including two children. Four ambulances were dispatched, as well as a rapid response paramedic.

The Charity Air Ambulance was also tasked to the incident.

Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene the patients were transported to Craigavon Area Hospital.

Yesterday, a spokeswoman for the hospital said that three people are continuing to be treated.

She described their condition as "serious but stable".

Meanwhile, a man and a woman are being treated in hospital following a separate crash in Co Armagh.

The two vehicle collision happened at Northway in Portadown yesterday.

They were taken to Craigavon hospital after the crash which was reported at 8.28am.

They are said to be in a stable condition.

The road was closed for several hours after the crash but has since reopened.

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