05/07/2018

Three People Charged Over Six-Car Collision In North Belfast

Three people have been charged in connection with a six-car collision in north Belfast.

The crash happened on the Crumlin Road on Tuesday, 03 July.

Police had been pursuing a stolen car after it failed to stop and caused a six-car pile up.

Five people and a child had to receive hospital treatment.

A 22-year-old man has been charged with 16 offences including dangerous driving, driving when unfit through drink or drug, driving while disqualified, failing to stop for police, using a motor vehicle without insurance and possession of a class C controlled drug.

A 20-year-old man has also been charged with a aggravated vehicle taking causing damage to the vehicle, allowing self to be carried and possession of a class C drug.

Both are expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Thursday, 05 July.

An 18-year-old woman has also appeared in court charged with aggravated vehicle taking and causing damage to the vehicle.

(CD)

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