Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

West Belfast crash: 9 hospitalised in multi-car pile-up on Falls Road

Northern Ireland- 27th September 2013 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye.

Ten people injured - three of whom are in a serious condition - in a multi-car crash in west Belfast.  Emergency services pictured at the scene on the Falls Road at the junction of Beechmount Avenue.
Ten people injured - three of whom are in a serious condition - in a multi-car crash in west Belfast. Emergency services pictured at the scene on the Falls Road at the junction of Beechmount Avenue.

Nine people were taken to hospital after a multi-car pile-up in west Belfast.

A white van collided with a number of vehicles along the Falls Road at 10.15am.

Two had to be cut free from wreckage when a van crashed into the back of a taxi at traffic lights at the junction of Beechmount Avenue and Falls Road.

Other vehicles, including another taxi, were also hit in the collision.

Police said none of those hurt suffered life-threatening injuries.

Three people are understood to be in a serious condition.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Grosvenor on 0845 600 8000.

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