Woman hospitalised after collision

Emergency services were tasked to the scene of a road traffic collision in Carrickfergus this morning.

It is understood the incident in the Woodburn Road area was reported shortly after 8.30am.

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A Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) spokesperson said: “Firefighters were called to a two-car road traffic collision.

“Firefighters administered oxygen therapy to one woman at the scene. She was taken to hospital by ambulance.

“The incident was dealt with at 9.21am.”

A Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) spokesperson added: “The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 8.28am on Wednesday, September 19 following reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision near the train station on Ellis Street, Carrickfergus.

“NIAS despatched two A and E crews to the scene. Four patients were assessed by our crews. Following assessment at the scene, one patient was transported to Antrim Area Hospital.”