33-year-old man cut from car after collision with van at Clogher roundabout

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A 33-year-old man had to be cut from a car by Fire Fighters after a two vehicle collision involving both it and a van at the Ballygawley roundabout in Clogher.

It is understood two fire crews - from Clogher and Dungannon - were deployed to the scene and used hydraulic cutting equipment to free him before he could be taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment to his injuries.

Reported to NIFRS at around 7.20pm crews worked on the incident for over two hours.

A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service [NIFRS] spokesperson said: “Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service received a call at 7.21pm to a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision at the Ballygawley roundabout in Clogher yesterday evening [Tuesday, November 3].

“Two Fire Appliances from Clogher Fire Station and one from Dungannon Fire Station were deployed to the scene.

“A man in his 30’s was removed from the car by Firefighters using hydraulic equipment.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service finished at the scene at 9:28pm.”