22/07/2019

Teenager Killed In Omagh Crash

A 17-year-old boy has died in a car crash in Omagh, County Tyrone.

The two vehicle collision happened on the Clanabogan Road just outside the town centre on Sunday evening, 21 July.

The teenager was a passenger in a black Audi when it was involved in a head-on collision with a white Mercedes.

Three others, a man and two women, were taken to hospital along with the driver of the Mercedes. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
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Sinn Fein MP Órfhlaith Begley has expressed her condolences following the young person's death.

The west Tyrone MP said: "News that a seventeen-year-old had died in a collision on the Clanabogan Road in Omagh had shocked the local community. 

"Hopefully the other people injured in this incident can make a full recovery as soon as possible. 

"My thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of the young man who died at this sad time."

The road remained closed this morning.



(JG/CM)

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