21/02/2007

PSNI to discuss yesterday's motorway disruption

The PSNI are to meet with the Roads Service to discuss the major traffic disruption caused by yesterday's fatal collision on the M2 motorway.

During today's meeting, the PSNI and the Roads Service are expected to discuss how to prevent the same type of disruption to traffic from happening again.

Traffic throughout Belfast City Centre was majorly disrupted during yesterday's rush hour after police closed the M2 between York Street and Greencastle for up to four hours.

One man died during the incident, which happened close to Fortwilliam.

It has since been reported that a man was struck by a bus.

No one else was injured during the incident.

Police have defended their decision for their actions stating that they were obliged to carry out a full and thorough investigation into the death.

(EF/KMcA)

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