AN eight-year-old boy has tragically died following a two-car crash in County Down, Northern Ireland.
The incident happened on the Aughnacloy Road in Banbridge around 5.30pm on Saturday evening, July 21.
Three ambulance crews attended as well as the Air Ambulance.
Police say three other people were taken to hospital and are being treated for injuries which are described as serious.
It’s understood the injured include a man, woman and child.
The road was closed for a time following the collision but has since re-opened.
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Inspector Gregory Beckett said: “The boy tragically died at the scene of the two vehicle collision which occurred at around 5.20pm on Saturday evening, involving a silver Audi Q3 and a silver Ford Focus.
“Three other people have been taken to hospital and are being treated for injuries which are described as serious. The road was closed for some time following the collision but has since re-opened.
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam footage to contact local officers in Lurgan or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 994 21/07/18.”
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