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11/01/2017

Boy Critical After Being Hit By Car In Co Antrim

A nine-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a car in County Antrim.

The incident occurred close to Straidbilly Primary School in Liscolman just before 4.30pm on Tuesday, 10 January.

The boy was taken to Causeway Hospital, however he had to be airlifted to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast where he remains in a critical condition.
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The driver of the vehicle was arrested and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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