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Teen (18) killed, another seriously injured in late-night car crash

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An 18-year-old teenager was killed and another seriously injured following a road crash in Co Down.

The rear-seat passenger was killed in the incident which occurred on the Banbridge Road in Dromora, in the early hours of Saturday, October 28.

Inspector Jonny Francey said: “Shortly after 12:30am, police received a report of a one-vehicle collision on the Banbridge Road, Killallen - between Dromara and Killallen - involving an orange coloured Vauxhall Corsa.

“Police attended the scene, along with other emergency services.  There were five teenage males in the car, including a rear seat passenger who died at the scene.

“The driver of the vehicle and the remaining passengers, one of whom sustained serious injuries, were taken to hospital."

Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling in the area at the time to contact them  on 101 quoting reference number 50 of 28/10/17.

Belfast Telegraph

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