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One child among five people rushed to hospital following A1 crash involving lorry

Air Ambulance at the scene of a previous incident on the A1

A child was among five people rushed to hospital following a serious collision on the A1 this afternoon (Sunday).

Four adults and one child were taken to hospital after a crash between two cars and a lorry on the southbound lane near the junction of Taughblane Road.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service confirmed that they received a call shortly before 2pm today.

Five emergency crews, one doctor and a HEMS team were at the incident.

The injured people were taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital while the child was taken to the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

The A1 northbound carriageway has reopened following the crash, but the southbound carriageway remains closed.

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