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Jane Corscadden

Pedestrian taken to hospital for treatment of 'serious injuries' after Banbridge crash

A male pedestrian was taken to hospital for treatment of 'serious injuries' after a crash in Co Down on Saturday.

The collision involving a car and the pedestrian happened in the Newry Street area of Banbridge at around 5pm on Saturday, April 30.

The road was closed for a period of time whilst emergency services attended the scene but has since reopened.

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A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesperson said: “We received a report of this incident shortly after 5pm and attended the scene, together with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

“The male pedestrian was taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries.

"The road was closed to traffic for a period of time whilst emergency services dealt with the incident, but has now reopened.

“Our enquiries to establish what happened are continuing, and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have dash cam footage in relation to it, to get in touch with police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting the reference number 1292 of 30/04/22.

“You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Ambulance service added: "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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