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Man in critical condition after being struck by vehicle

Incident happened around 9pm on Thursday night

A man is in currently in critical condition in hospital following a serious road traffic collision close to Portadown last night (Thursday).

Police are appealing for witnesses following the serious collision involving a pedestrian on the Dobbin Road.

Inspector John Allen said: “Police received a report at around 9pm, that a white Citroen C3 car had been in collision with a male pedestrian.

“The driver of the car was spoken to by officers at the scene.

“A man aged in his 30s was taken to hospital following the collision where he remains in a critical condition this morning.

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or who was travelling on the Dobbin Road last night and who saw the Citroen car or a group of men walking along the road to contact officers in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 1268 09/11/17.”

The road has now reopened following the crash near Chapman’s Farm.

It had been closed for a period overnight between Artabrackagh Road and Stonebridge roundabout as emergency crews dealt with the incident.

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