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One dead and two rushed to hospital following Armagh Road collision

Police accident RTC night
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One person has died and two others have been rushed to hospital following a collision on the main Armagh Road towards Moy.

Police have closed the A29 Armagh Road following the incident, which happened close to the Lisbofin Road junction.

They also confirmed that sadly a man has died.

Inspector Irvine said: “The collision occurred last night (Tuesday, 8th September) at around 11:45pm, and involved two vehicles – a lorry and a blue Seat.

“Emergency services, including police, attended the scene.

“Sadly, the male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers in the car remain in hospital this morning where they are being treated for their injuries.

“Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the collision, or who captured it on their dash cam, is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number 2065 of 08/09/20.”

The Armagh Road remains closed and is expected to stay closed for a number of hours this morning as officers conduct their enquiries. Diversions are in place.

It is understood a car travelling along the road collided with a parked lorry.

Fire crews from Armagh and Dungannon attended to aid with the efforts of police and paramedics.

The Charlemont Road, Moy is also closed at this time.

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