Ballymena : Two rescued following early morning RTC

Fire crews from Antrim and Ballymena attended a road traffic accident involving a lorry on the motorway near Antrim Area Hospital this morning shortly after 5am.

A NIFRS spokesperson said “Colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Police Antrim & Newtownabbey also attended.

“The crews used manual handling techniques and a ladder to remove the casualties to safety. There was an excellent team effort by everyone involved, especially in the adverse weather conditions.”