04/05/2007

Five taken to hospital following road collision

Police in Antrim are appealing for information following a two-car collision in County Antrim.

Five people were injured in the crash on the Seven Mile Straight, including two children who were on their way to school.

The cars collided close to the Shaneogue House Bar and crashed through fencing into a roadside field.

A father and his two children were in one of the vehicles and two men were in another. All have been taken to hospital for treatment. It is understood they were treated for minor injuries and shock.

Meanwhile two men and a woman were taken to hospital after a blue Opal and a white Volkswagen van collided near the Curran picnic area close to Castledawson after 5:00pm yesterday evening.

(JM/SP)

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