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A woman was seriously injured in an early morning road accident outside Bangor yesterday

A woman was seriously injured in an early morning road accident outside Bangor yesterday

A woman was seriously injured in an early morning road accident outside Bangor yesterday

A woman was seriously injured in an early morning road accident outside Bangor yesterday.

The incident happened on the Belfast Road during the morning rush hour.

Paramedics raced to the scene and gave the injured pedestrian first aid. She was then taken to the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald, where her condition was described as 'serious'.

Green Party MLA Steven Agnew, who represents the area, sent the injured woman his best wishes for a speedy recover.

"I would like to send my best wishes to the woman injured in this collision and, of course, her family," he said.

"I understand that she was a pedestrian and was struck by a vehicle in the Belfast Road area.

"It appears that her injuries are serious but thankfully not life threatening.

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"I would ask that anyone who witnessed the collision contact police on the non-emergency number, 101," Mr Agnew said.

Police have issued an appeal for any witnesses to the incident to come forward with any information they may have. A PSNI spokesperson said: "We are appealing to anyone that may have any information, or to anyone that may have witnessed the incident, to contact Bangor Police Station on the non-emergency number, 101."


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