27/04/2005

Police appeal for car accident witness to contact them

Police are appealing for a male cyclist who may have witnessed a road traffic collision in which one person later died to contact them.

The victim, aged in his mid-20s, was walking along the Whitewell Road just before 4.30pm on Monday when he was struck by a red VW Vento car. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

The male driver of the Vento car, also aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital however his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact detectives on 028 9065 0222.

(MB/SP)

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