17/09/2019

Man Critical Following Coleraine Crash

A man in his 80s is in critical condition following a crash between a car and a digger in County L'Derry.

The collision happened on the Quilly Road between Articlave and Coleraine at around 10pm on Monday, 16 September. A Citroen C3 car and a Manitou digger were involved.

The road was closed for some time but has since reopened.

The elderly man was taken to hospital for treatment, where police described his condition as critical.
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Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact police in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 2320 16/09/19.



(JG/CM)

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