Northern Ireland

Teenagers die in Coleraine and Belfast road collisions

Coleraine accident scene Image copyright Kevin McAuley
Image caption Two cars were in collision on Creamery Road in Coleraine on Wednesday

Two teenagers have been killed in separate road collisions in Northern Ireland.

Emma Scott, 17, from the Aghadowey area, died in Coleraine when the car she was driving was in collision with another vehicle.

It happened on Creamery Road at about 11:00 BST on Wednesday. A man and a woman in the other car were not seriously injured.

In Belfast, Enda Dolan, 18, from Killyclogher in County Tyrone, was walking on Malone Road in south Belfast when he was struck by a vehicle.

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Media captionThe man died following a road incident on the Malone Road near the Elms student village, as Kevin Sharkey reports

It happened near the Elms student village at 02:25 BST on Wednesday.

He had recently begun an architecture course at Queen's University in Belfast.

A 29-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, remains under arrest in hospital.

A 19-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs, has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed either collision to contact them.

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