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Car hits man and shovel cuts woman in Belfast hit and run

Published 23/06/2015

A 20-year-old man has been struck by a car and a woman cut when a shovel was thrown from the vehicle in a hit and run in north Belfast.

It happened at the Bruslee Way with its junction of New Lodge Road on Monday June 22.

Ar around 8pm it was reported that a silver car mounted the footpath and struck a 20-year-old man.

A shovel was also thrown from the vehicle which struck a woman aged in her 40s who was also standing on the pavement.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to head and shoulder injuries and the woman was treated for a cut to her leg - neither of which are life-threatening.

Detective Sergeant Kenneth Leckey said: "Enquiries are continuing and police would ask anyone with any information to contact detectives in Reactive and Organised Crime at Musgrave Police Station on the non emergency number 101.

"Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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