Northern Ireland

14-year-old boy critical after Carrickfergus crash

Victoria Road scene
Image caption It is understood the boy was crossing the road when he was hit

A 14-year-old boy is critically ill in hospital after he was knocked down by a car in County Antrim.

The accident happened at Larne Road, Carrickfergus, close to Downshire Halt train station on Monday morning.

It is understood the boy was crossing the road when he was hit. The area around the accident at Victoria Road remains closed to traffic.

There are no further details at present.