29/06/2017

Police Officers Injured After Stolen Car Collides With PSNI Vehicle

Two police officers have been injured after a stolen car collided with their vehicle in west Belfast.

The incident happened in the Springfield Avenue area in the early hours of Thursday morning, 29 June.

Police observed a red coloured Vauxhall Astra and a blue coloured Citroen DS3 speeding along the Donegall Road in the direction of Falls Road.

The vehicles then travelled to Cavendish Street before the Citroen car collided with a police vehicle on Springfield Avenue.
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The male driver got out of the car and got into a Vauxhall Astra which made off from the scene. The vehicle was later found abandoned in Milford Place.

Both vehicles had been reported stolen.

The officers injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

(CD)

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