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70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery

One man has been arrested.

LAST UPDATE | 3 Aug 2019

A 70-YEAR-OLD MAN has died after a man ploughed into a group of people outside a cemetery in Belfast this morning. 

The PSNI said that the collision happened on the Whiterock Road in west Belfast around noon this morning. 

Two other men were injured in the incident and are currently being treated at hospital where their conditions are believed to be serious. 

Chief Inspector Gary Reid confirmed this evening that “three men were struck by a stolen Vauxhall Vectra outside the city cemetery just after midday.

One man has been arrested in relation to the incident. 

Detectives are currently carrying out an investigation at the scene, and the road remains closed. 

With reporting from Conor McCrave

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