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Five people in hospital following late night Co Down crash

Some of those involved suffered life-threatening injuries

Five people are in hospital following a serious two-vehicle crash in county Down on Wednesday night.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the report of a serious two vehicle road traffic collision on the Bryansford Road in the Kilcoo area just outside Castlewellan.

Sergeant Wallace said: “It was reported that at approximately 11:30pm on Wednesday 31st May,  a grey Ford Mondeo and a silver Volkswagen Golf were involved in a road traffic collision on the Bryansford Road in the Kilcoo area just outside Castlewellan.

“At present, four of the five people involved in the collision remain in hospital with varying degrees of serious and life threatening injuries, whilst the fifth person involved in the collision remains in a stable condition in hospital.”

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