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22/01/2018

Woman Critical After Crash In Lurgan

Police have launched an investigation after a woman was critically injured in a collision in Lurgan.

The two-vehicle crash occurred on the Lough Road at around 3.15pm on Sunday, 21 January.

The 58-year-old woman was driving a silver Nissan Micra which collided with a Peugeot van.

A 19-year-old who was a passenger in the car sustained injuries to her head, arm and shoulder.

Elsewhere, a 19-year-old woman who died after she was hit by a van near Toomebridge has been named.
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Shannon McQuillan, from the Dunloy area, was with a 21-year-old man on the Moneynick Road at around 3.40am on Saturday when they were hit by a van.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

North Antrim Sinn Féin MLA Philip McGuigan said: "She was at University and had a bright future so to have lost her life so young in these circumstances is hard to take. All our thoughts and prayers are with her family who are obviously devastated.

"We are also thinking and praying for the young fella from Ballymoney who is injured and for his family."

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/LM)

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