Child is airlifted to hospital and four others injured in County Antrim collision 

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Scene of collision in North Antrim. Pic: Steven McAuley.

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A child has been airlifted to hospital by Air Ambulance after a serious road traffic collision outside Armoy in County Antrim.

It happened on the Pharis Road just before 7pm on Monday and involved a tractor towing a silage trailer and a car.

The child was brought to the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. 

Two other people were taken to the Causeway Hospital while two more are being treated at Antrim Area Hospital.

Their conditions weren’t immediately known.

A sixth person was treated at the scene.

Speaking about the incident, Inspector O’Brien said: “We received the report of a collision, involving a car and tractor with its trailer, just after 6.40pm.  This was at the Drones Road junction with Pharis Road.

“A child, who was travelling in the car, had to be transported to hospital for treatment to injuries.

“We would ask anyone who witnessed this collision, or who may have captured dash cam footage, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1899 of 01/06/20.”

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