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A woman and a young child are in a critical but stable condition after a two vehicle road traffic collision which occurred at the Gosford Road area of Newry yesterday  8 September just after 3pm. In total six people were taken to hospital including two young children. It was the second collision on the road in just four days with the Air Ambulance on site at both incidents.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Speaking on the incident Inspector Kitt said: “Shortly after 3pm, it was reported that a blue Volkswagen Golf and a black Volkswagen Passat were involved in the incident. In total six people were injured, with one man aged in his 30s, two women in their 30s, an 18 year old woman and two young children taken to hospital following the incident.

“A 39 year old woman, believed to be the driver of the Volkswagen Passat and one of the young children who was in the Volkswaghen Golf are described as being in a critical, but stable condition. The four others remain in hospital with their injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage available is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1075 08/09/20.

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