Children cut from a car following four vehicle collision

Seven ambulance crews were called to the scene of a crash at Randalstown.

Four people, including two children, had to be cut from a car following a four vehicle collision in Co Antrim.

Five people, including one of the children, were treated in hospital following the crash on a stretch of the M22 close to Randalstown.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the Ballygrooby Road and Moneynick Road junctions at around 6.10pm on Friday.

Seven emergency ambulance crews were tasked to the scene.

One of the cars involved in the collision was carrying two adults and two children.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue crew were called to cut all four from the vehicle.

Three people were taken to Antrim Area Hospital for treatment, one person who was more seriously injured was transported to the Royal Victoria Hospital.

One of the the children was also treated at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

None of the injured are believed to have suffered life threatening injuries.

The road remained closed while police examined the scene and motorists were advised to seek alternative main routes.

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