29/04/2008

NI News In Brief

Derry Crash

A man has been taken to Altnagelvin hospital following a crash at Gransha roundabout in Londonderry. Two lorries collided on Clooney Road at approximately 9.20am Tuesday morning. The extent of the man's injuries is currently unknown. Following the accident, the Limavady bound carriageway was closed. A police spokeswoman urged motorists in the area to opt for an alternative route.

Carrick Arrests

Four people have been arrested in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim. The arrests were made last night by police who were carrying out searches in the Castlemara area. The searches were in relation to serious crime.

Fish Kill

An investigation is underway after 2,000 fish were found dead in a polluted river in Co Tyrone. It is understood farm effluent was discharged into the Fardross river - part of the Blackwater - killing hundreds of brown trout and young salmon. Officers from the Environmental Heritage Service and Fisheries Conservancy Board are investigating last weekend's incident.

(BMcC)

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