30/07/2013

Mother And Baby Injured In Downpatrick

A mother and baby have been injured in a road accident in Downpatrick involving a horse transporter.

It is thought that the empty horse transporter rolled down a hill and hit the mother and baby on Irish Street at about 14:00 this afternoon.

Both the mother and baby have been taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast and the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

The condition of both patients is as yet unknown.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service tweeted earlier: "NIAS crews leaving scene at Downpatrick. 3 patients going to RVH and RBHSC"

(IT/CD)

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