27/03/2009

Teen Is Latest Road Death Tragedy

A teenage boy has died after a car crash in rural Co Fermanagh.

The fatal accident happened on the Newbridge Road, between Derrylin and Lisnaskea, shortly before 9.10pm on Thursday night.

Police said that another youth was injured in the crash, but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The victim's name has not been released.
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Only one vehicle was involved in the crash and police have appealed for anyone who witnessed it to contact them.

Meanwhile, three people have been taken to hospital following a two-car collision outside Castlewellan, Co Down.

Shortly after 8pm on Thursday a black 4x4 car and a Mercedes car crashed on the Newcastle Road.

The occupants of the 4x4 were a man and woman both aged in their 20s. A man in his 50s was the driver of the Mercedes.

(BMcC/JM)

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