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Three people have died in a tragic road collision in Co Tyrone

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland can confirm that three people have sadly died in following a road traffic collision on the Tullyar Road area of Aughnacloy this morning, Thursday 27 April.

Sergeant Harrison from the Collision Investigation Unit said:

"Officers are in attendance at the scene and an investigation has commenced. The road remains closed at this stage.

"Four casualties have been taken to hospital. An update will follow in due course."

Commenting on this morning's tragic collision Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Western Area Commander David Nichol said:

"My heartfelt sympathies are with the family and friends of the 3 people who lost their lives following a road traffic collision on the Tullyvar Road, Aughnacloy this morning.

"NIFRS was called to the incident involving 2 vehicles at 7.21am on Thursday 27 April 2023, along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Police Service of Northern Ireland.

"3 Fire Appliances attended - 2 from Clogher Fire Station and 1 from Dungannon Fire Station.

"Firefighters used cutting equipment to rescue casualties from their vehicles and they were then taken into the care of Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. Firefighters left the incident at 10.39am."


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