Passer-by hailed as hero as couple rescued from car in Donegal

A passer-by is being hailed as a hero after releasing two people who were in their sixties from a car that crashed into a river in County Donegal.

A man and a woman are being treated in hospital after the crash near Lifford last night.

The occupants of the car - who are both in their sixties - were taken to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.

Their injuries are not reported to be life threatening.


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