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Conor Coyle

Bellanaleck crash: Three people taken to hospital after collision between car and lorry

Three people were hospitalised on Thursday morning after a two vehicle road collision.

The crash took place shortly before 9.45am on the Derrylin Road, Bellanaleck, Co Fermanagh.

The injuries of those involved in the crash between a lorry and a car are not believed to be life threatening. One of those injured in the crash was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast by the Air Ambulance.

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Northern Ireland Ambulance Service were also called to the scene of the crash on Thursday.

The Derrylin Road was closed on the morning of the crash but has now reopened.

“Police received and responded to a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision at Derrylin Road, Bellanaleck, shortly before 9.45am today, Thursday 9th June,” a police spokesperson said.

“Colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service also attended the incident, which involved a lorry and a car.

“Three people were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

“The road, which was closed for a time earlier, has now reopened to traffic.”

In a statement the NIAS said: "The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 09.40 on Thursday, 09 June 2022 following reports of an RTC on the Derrylin Road area, Fermanagh."

"NIAS despatched one Emergency Crew, a Rapid Response Paramedic, an Officer and the Charity Air Ambulance with HEMS on board were also tasked to the incident.

"Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, one patient was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital by the Charity Air Ambulance and another was taken to South West Acute Hospital by Ambulance."

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