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Man taken to hospital after he was cut free from car following south Armagh collision

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A man was taken to hospital after being cut free from a car following a collision in south Armagh on Wednesday afternoon.

The single-vehicle crash happened on the Newry Road in Belleek shortly after 3pm.

Police, ambulance and fire crews were all tasked to the scene.

A fire crew from Lurgan station were called to cut free a male casualty who had become trapped in the wreckage.

A NI Ambulance service spokesperson commented: “Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, one patient was taken to Daisy Hill Hospital by ambulance.”

The severity of the man’s injuries are not known, however, they are not believed to be life-threatening.

The incident was dealt with by 4pm.

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