11/12/2018

Pedestrian Dies Following West Belfast Crash

A 48-year-old man has died after he was hit by a car in west Belfast.

The victim was involved in a collision with a red Toyota Aygo on the Andersonstown Road shortly after 4.40pm on Monday 10 December.

The incident happened near the Slievegallion Drive junction.

A 19-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

The road has since reopened.
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SDLP Councillor for the area Tim Attwood offered his condolences to the victim's family.

"My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the man who sadly died tonight in a road traffic collision in Andersonstown," the representative for Blackmountain said.

Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling in the area around the time of the collision and who witnessed the incident, or anyone who may have dash-cam footage of the collision to contact local officers in west Belfast or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 910 of 10 December.



(JG)

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