Driver has miraculous escape at Coalisland junction


The driver of a vehicle has had a miraculous escape from serious injury after an accident in Coalisland.

The incident took place at the junction of Gortgonis Road and Loughview Gardens in the town.

It is believed the vehicle was travelling from the direction of Gortgonis when the driver lost control, hitting both a pole and wall.

The vehicle was extensively damaged in the incident, while the driver is also believed to have sustained minor injuries.

The road was closed for a short time while a clean up operation got underway at the site of the accident, which was just yards from a school bus pick up spot.

Police are investigating.