PSNI: Woman suffers life-changing injuries in two-vehicle crash in Co Down

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them

A WOMAN suffered life-changing injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Co Down, police have said.

Three people were taken to hospital following the collision on the Comber Road in Dundonald on Saturday afternoon.

The Northern Ireland Air Ambulance attended the scene, along with a rapid response paramedic, an accident and emergency crew and a doctor.

PSNI Sergeant Jonny Mackenzie said: "The collision on the Comber Road, on the Dundonald side of the Billy Neill Sports Grounds, was reported to us at 1.10pm on Saturday and involved a grey-coloured Audi A3 and red-coloured Volkswagen Polo.

"Police, NIFRS and NIAS attended. The female driver, and sole occupant of the Polo, was taken to hospital with what have been described as life-changing injuries.

"The driver and passenger in the Audi were also taken to hospital for what is believed to have been minor injuries."

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

"Were you driving along Comber Road, Dundonald - in either direction - between 12.30pm and 1.10pm on Saturday? Did you see either of these vehicles? Did you capture the collision on your dash cam," added Mr MacKenzie.

"If you have information you believe may assist our investigation, contact us on the non emergency number 101."

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