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Two women in hospital; one critical following Co Armagh RTC

Collision happened around 3.15pm on Sunday

Police accident

One woman is currently fighting for her life in hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Co Armagh today (Sunday).

The 58-year-old driver of one of the cars involved was rushed to hospital following the incident shortly after 3pm this afternoon. A 19-year-old girl was also taken to hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the two-vehicle collision on the Lough Road in Lurgan.

A police spokesperson said: “The collision, involving a silver Nissan Micra and a white Peugeot van, occurred at approximately 3:15pm near the junction with the M1.

“The 58-year-old female driver of the car was taken to hospital where her condition is described as critical. A 19-year-old female passenger was also conveyed to hospital suffering injuries to her head, arm and shoulder.

“We are appealing to anyone who was travelling in this area at this time and who witnessed the collision to contact police on 101 quoting reference 639 of 21/1/18”

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