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'Catastrophic' crash resulted in double fatality

Eyewitnesses saw 'fireball'

A double fatality on the Mountain Road at the weekend was the result of a 'catastrophic' head-on collision, say police.

Investigations into the incident, which involved three motorcyclists, are continuing.

Sergeant Allan Thompson of the Roads Policing Unit says a mushroom cloud seen from the Bungalow alerted emergency services to the collision.

Eyewitnesses have spoken of seeing a fireball.

Sergeant Thompson says it was a difficult incident to deal with:

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