Boy 'serious' after Co Antrim crash

Published Tuesday, 01 July 2014
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A six-year-old boy struck by a car in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim is in a serious condition in hospital, police have confirmed.

Boy 'serious' after Co Antrim crash
The two children were knocked down on Tuesday. (© UTV)

The child was hit by a vehicle on Carnmoney Road on Tuesday afternoon.

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Carnmoney Road was closed for a time, but has since reopened.

Meanwhile, a 12-year-old girl has been knocked down on Derry's Foyle Road.

Police said that the young girl received non-life threatening injuries in the one vehicle crash which also occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

Foyle Road was closed for a time, but has since reopened.

© UTV News
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3 Comments
Thomas in N. Ireland wrote (28 days ago):
With the amount of recent fatal road accidents it is time N. Ireland had a dedicated Air Ambulance staffed by trauma doctors and critical care paramedics. I have seen first hand the difference these specialist medics can make on the UK mainland, and more lives could be saved. I hope the injured child makes a full recovery.
audrey in county armagh wrote (29 days ago):
hope the wee child pulls through am saying wee prayer x
Pauline in Belfast wrote (29 days ago):
My prayers are with both families x
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