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Belfast Live
Jane Corscadden

One person taken to hospital after 'serious collision' in Banbridge

One person has been hospitalised following a "serious road traffic collision" in Co Down on Saturday evening.

The incident involved a car and pedestrian on Newry Street in Banbridge at around 5pm on April 30.

Police have advised motorists that Bridge Street and Newry Street are closed in both directions as a result of the crash.

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In a statement, the PSNI added: "Drivers are advised to avoid the area, and seek an alternative route."

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said: "The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 16:59 on Saturday 30 April following reports of a road traffic incident involving a car and pedestrian on Newry Street, Banbridge.

"NIAS despatched one emergency crew to the incident.

"Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, one patient was taken to Craigavon Area Hospital."

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