Northern Ireland

Quad crash in Bridge Street, Kilkeel in police evasion

Police jeep

A 15-year-old youth has suffered serious head injuries after a quad bike crash in Kilkeel.

Police said officers attempted to stop the vehicle, which was suspected of being driven dangerously, at about 02:45 BST on Sunday morning.

It crashed a short time later in Bridge Street.

Another man received injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Bridge Street was closed for a time but has now been re-opened.

Meanwhile, a car has been hijacked in Dunmurry.

The driver of the Nissan X-Trail vehicle was threatened with a knife on Saturday evening. He was not injured.