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Three people taken to hospital as Lurgan Road in Portadown re-opens

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Three people were taken to hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Portadown earlier today (Friday).

The Lurgan Road was closed between roundabouts 7 and 8 due to the collision involving two vehicles shortly after 2pm.

Police have confirmed that the road has now re-opened.

However, three people were taken to hospital as a result.

A spokesperson for the NI Fire and Rescue Service said they had received a call at 2.09pm.

Crews from Portadown and Lurgan Fire Station attended the incident.

The spokesperson said: “Firefighters were called to reports of a two vehicle road traffic collision on Lurgan Road, Portadown. The vehicles were made safe by firefighters.

“Three casualties were transferred to the care of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. The incident was dealt with by 2.56pm.”

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