Child 'critical' after three-vehicle crash

The child remains in a critical condition in hospital following the crash. Credit: PA

A child is in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital following a three-vehicle road crash near Bangor, Co Down.

The air ambulance was sent to the scene on the Belfast to Bangor carriageway at Ballyrobert, near the Ballygilbert Church, along with other emergency response teams.

Another person was also injured in the incident on Friday afternoon and is said to be in a stable condition in the Ulster Hospital.

Police have said the road is closed in both directions.