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Man cut free from car and taken to hospital following collision on Portadown’s Northway

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A man was cut free from a car and taken to hospital following a collision in Portadown on Monday morning.

Emergency services were tasked to the scene of the a two-vehicle crash on the Northway shortly after 8.30am.

Two fire crews from Portadown and one from Lurgan assisted police at the scene.

A NI Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson told Armagh I: “Firefighters were called to reports of a two vehicle traffic collision where one person was trapped.

“Firefighters used edraulic and hydraulic cutting equipment to rescue one male casualty from their vehicle.

“The casualty was transferred to the care of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and taken to hospital.”

The incident was dealt with shortly after 9am.

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