Two people injured and one man arrested after car hits pedestrians outside Belfast cemetery

Emergency services at the scene after a car hit two pedestrians on White Rock Road, Belfast. One man has been arrested.

Police are at the scene of a collision in west Belfast, where it is understood that a car struck a number of people outside the city cemetery.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said two men have been injured but their condition is not known at present.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said three people were taken from the scene to hospital.

The incident happened on the Whiterock Road at about midday on Saturday.

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A statement from PSNI 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."

The statement added: "It's understood two males have been injured in the collision outside the city cemetery.

"The extent of their injuries is unknown at present."

One man has been arrested.

Police have urged people to avoid the area following the incident.

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