Foxdale car crash: All six described as 'stable'

Fire engine at the scene Fire crews cut the victims free from a van

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All six people involved in a two-vehicle crash in Foxdale on Thursday, including three children, have been described as "stable" by police.

The collision involving a Peugeot van and a Ford Focus happened at about 10:50 BST at the junction with Ballahig farm on the St Johns to Foxdale Road.

Insp Derek Flint said all are "stable in hospital".

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police headquarters in Douglas.

Fire crews used cutting equipment to help free the driver and passenger of the blue van.

Four occupants of the Ford Focus, including three young children, were able to be removed safely, and all six were taken to hospital for treatment.

The road between the Hope and Mines Road was closed for several hours for investigations to take place.

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