30/09/2003

Youth dies in road accident in Co Armagh

The number of people who have died on Northern Ireland's roads has risen to 119 following a road traffic accident in Co Armagh.

A 17-year-old youth died after the car he was in collided with another vehicle near the junction of Cathedral Road close to Armagh city.

Five ambulances and a fire crew were called to the scene to held free five people trapped in the wreckage. One other person was found lying on the road nearby.

It is believed that the victim died on his way to hospital.

(MB)

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