People 'struck by car' outside Belfast cemetery

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Two cars were damaged in the collision on the Whiterock Road

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It's understood a car has struck a number of people outside a cemetery in West Belfast.

The collision happened on the Whiterock Road at around midday.

Police say two men have reportedly been hurt, however the extent of their injuries is not yet known.

Meanwhile a spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service told Q Radio three people were taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital.



One man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police are still at the scene and are asking people to avoid the area.

This woman spoke to Q Radio at the scene and said her friends were injured:



A PSNI statement said:

"Police are at the scene of a collision on Whiterock Road in west Belfast. It’s understood a vehicle struck a number of people outside the cemetery shortly after midday"


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