Young Pomeroy man ‘critical’ after three car pile-up near Augher

Conor Coyle 'critical' following car accident
Conor Coyle 'critical' following car accident
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A young Pomeroy man is in a ‘critical condition’ at the Royal Victoria Hospital after a three vehicle car crash near Augher on Saturday night.

The incident, which occurred on the Annaghill Road at around 9pm, is believed to have left handball coach Conor Coyle with a broken leg, a broken arm and internal injuries.

Mid Ulster councillor Cathal Mallaghan

Mid Ulster councillor Cathal Mallaghan

The 21-year-old is being treated in the hospital’s intensive care unit according to a spokesperson for the Belfast Trust.

Mid Ulster councillor Cathal Mallaghan, who is also from Pomeroy, said: “I just hope he makes a full recovery.

“The Coyle family are very close friends - this is a very difficult time for all of them.”

I just hope he makes a full recovery... this is a very difficult time - Cathal Mallaghan