Tuesday 20 August 2019

Teenager killed and three others hospitalised in road crash

The crash happened on the Clanabogan Road in Omagh
Photo: Google Maps
The crash happened on the Clanabogan Road in Omagh Photo: Google Maps
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A 17-year-old male has been killed and three others were hospitalised following a two vehicle crash.

The crash occurred on the Clanabogan Road in Omagh, Co Tyrone on Sunday night.

The teenager was a passenger in a black Audi which was struck in a head on collision with a white Mercedes at around 8.25pm.

Three other people, a man and two women, who were in the Audi were taken to hospital along with the female driver of the other vehicle.

Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening at present.

Sinn Fein MP Orflhlaith Begley expressed her condolences.

“News that a seventeen-year-old had died in a collision on the Clannabogan Road in Omagh had shocked the local community," the West Tyrone MP said.

“Hopefully the other people injured in this incident can make a full recovery as soon as possible.

“My thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of the young man who died at this sad time.”

The Clanabogan Road remains closed at present.

Inspector Will Brown is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to contactr police on 101, quoting reference 1815 21/07/19.

Belfast Telegraph

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