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Woman critical in hospital after crash outside Banbridge - arrest

A woman who was airlifted to hospital following a crash outside Banbridge is in a critical condition.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service was called at around 11.30am on Saturday.

The crash happened on the Scarva Road between Banbridge and Scarva and involved a black Seat Leon and a black Nissan Note.

The Ambulance Service said four people were taken to hospital with one being transported by air ambulance to the Royal Victoria Hospital.

A Belfast Trust spokeswoman said on Saturday evening that the woman airlifted to the Royal Victoria Hospital was "critical".

The three other patients were taken to Craigavon Area Hospital.

The condition of one of the patients is described as serious.

A PSNI spokesman said: "A woman aged 50 has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily injury and is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.

"Officers have appealed to anyone who may have seen either vehicle being driven in the area this morning or who witnessed the collision to contact them at Armagh on 101 quoting reference number 546 11/11/17."

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