Investigation Launched Following Suspected Hit And Run In East Belfast

An investigation has been launched following a suspected hit and run collision in east Belfast.

A woman and a young girl were knocked down at a pedestrian crossing on the Newtownards Road at around 8pm on Wednesday, 10 January.

The black car failed to stay at the scene and made off in the direction of Dundonald.
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Both the woman and young girl received medical treatment, however their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.


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