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MP Mickey Brady has said that it is a miracle that no one was killed following an incident last night along the Armagh Road in Newry where a car crashed causing damage to hedges and walls along the road.

The MP who lives close to the location of the incident happened, stated "I understand that a stolen car speeding along this road lost control and crashed into a taxi. The car ploughed into walls  and fences before it came to a stop, resulting damage has left a scene of destruction. How no one has been killed is a miracle. The driver of the taxi in particular can count himself extremely fortunate".

Mickey Brady MP as the scene of the crash on the Armagh Road in Newry.
Mickey Brady MP as the scene of the crash on the Armagh Road in Newry.

His colleague Councillor Charlie Casey who also lives close by visited the scene along with the Newry and Armagh MP this morning and spoke of local reaction to the incident "Residents are in complete shock. There is a trail of debris. Whilst I understand the police are investigating the incident at present, I share the hope of all the community that those who have caused this will be apprehended and face the full rigours of the law."

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