28/08/2015

Suspected Stolen Car Crashes In Lurgan

Three men have been arrested after a suspected stolen car was involved in a collision in Lurgan.

The incident occurred on the Silverwood Road on Thursday at around 2.30pm.

The car crashed into a police vehicle after it failed to stop on the Thornberry Road before making off.

A police helicopter was used to track the movements of the vehicle to Lurgan where it was involved in a collision with two vehicles on Silverwood Road.
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A 29-year-old man has been charged with two counts of aggravated vehicle taking, three counts of dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, two counts of failing to remain where accident occurred causing damage, two counts of failing to report where accident occurred causing damage, two counts of failing to stop where accident occurred causing damage, and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

A 26-year-old man has been charged with allowing self to be carried and failing to wear a seatbelt.

They are both expected to appear before Craigavon Magistrates Court on Friday.

A 15-year-old has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

(CD)

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