20/05/2019

Man Injured In Belfast Hit And Run

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a hit and run in Belfast over the weekend.

Reports of the collision on the Springfield Road in the west of the city emerged at around 1.50am on Sunday 19 May. The male, aged in his forties, had been struck by a silver-coloured car.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service attended the scene and transferred the man to hospital for treatment to a neck injury.
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Detective Sergeant Laverty said: "I am urging anyone who was in the area and who witnessed the collision, or who captured it on their dash cam, to get in touch with detectives at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 187 of 19/05/19."



(JG/CM)

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