Kesh: Young driver in 'critical condition' following two-vehicle collision

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An 18-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Co Fermanagh.

Another man was taken to hospital for injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening at present.

The two-vehicle crash happened on the Letterboy Road in Kesh on Friday evening.

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Police received a report shortly after 6pm a collision involving a Silver Peugeot 207 sport HDI and Blue Honda Accord.

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a serious two-vehicle road traffic collision in Kesh. Picture: Pacemaker (stock image).Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a serious two-vehicle road traffic collision in Kesh. Picture: Pacemaker (stock image).
Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a serious two-vehicle road traffic collision in Kesh. Picture: Pacemaker (stock image).

Emergency services including police, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Air Ambulance Northern Ireland attended the scene.

A police spokesperson said: “The driver of the Peugeot, an 18-year-old man, was transported to hospital for life-threatening injuries. He remains in a critical condition at this time.

"A 44-year-old man who was the driver of the Honda, was taken to hospital for injuries not believed to be life-threatening at present.”

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The road, which was closed for a time, has since reopened to all traffic.

"Our investigation is now underway to establish exactly what happened. We would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dash-cam footage to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1515 07/06/24,” added the police spokesperson.

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