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Woman dies following car crash in Co Armagh

A 54-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving.

A woman, thought to be in her 70s, died after the car she was travelling in was involved in a collision with another car in Portadown (PA)
A woman, thought to be in her 70s, died after the car she was travelling in was involved in a collision with another car in Portadown (PA)

A woman has died following a car crash in Co Armagh.

The woman, who was believed to be in her 70s, was the passenger in a blue Peugeot 108 involved in a collision with a silver Honda Accord on the Northway in Portadown shortly before 2pm on Sunday.

A 54-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving.

The Northway remains closed at present while we examine the area of the collision. Inspector Brian Mills

The male driver of the Peugeot, also thought to be in his 70s, was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that have been described as very serious.

Inspector Brian Mills said: “The Northway remains closed at present while we examine the area of the collision. I am appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have captured dash cam footage to get in touch by calling 101.”

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