Woman trapped under car in collision at Park Road

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A woman in her 70s has been taken to hospital after being trapped under a car at Park Road, Portadown, today (Monday).

The one-vehicle collision took place around 1.15.

A spokesperson for NI Fire and Rescue Service said the woman was removed by firefighters using equipment to lift the car.

She was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Three fire appliances attended the scene and the woman was freed shortly after 1.45.

A Northern Ireland Ambulance Service spokesperson said that following reports of a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian, one Rapid Response Vehicle and one A&E crew attended.

The patient was assessed and treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to Craigavon Area Hospital.

According to the hospital, the woman is currently being treated in Craigavon Hospital Emergency Department, and her condition is not yet known.

A police spokesperson said the road has since been closed.

It is understood that Obins Street is also closed from the bottom of Craigwell Avenue, and there is another police cordon at Parkside.