Latest: Condition update on Maghera students hit by car near Randalstown

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As the school of siblings being treated at Belfast Royal Victoria for crash injuries, ask for continued prayers, the Trust has confirmed that the boy is now in a 'stable' condition.

The brother and sister, both under 15-years-old, are understood to have been hit by a car as they crossed the road after disembarking the school bus on Tuesday afternoon.

St Patrick's College Maghera asked that the community continue praying for the youngsters, who both remained 'critical' last night.

But a spokesperson for Belfast Health Trust has just told the Mail that the "girl remains critical and the boy is stable".

in hospital after being struck by a car yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon, has asked for your prayers.

Police said the incident happened on the Staffordstown Road, at its junction with Greenan Road, near Randalstown at about 4.40pm and are appealing for witnesses.

More as we get it.