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Emergency services at scene of the accident on Stewartstown Road

Emergency services at scene of the accident on Stewartstown Road

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Emergency services at scene of the accident on Stewartstown Road

A female pedestrian has died in hospital after being struck by a car in Belfast last Friday.

Police have named the woman as 53-year-old Nuala Mackel, who was from the Whiterock area of west Belfast.

The accident occurred on the Stewartstown Road.

Inspector Philip McCullough said: “The collision took place on Friday 5 June, at around 6.05pm, close to Suffolk Day Centre.

“A 49-year-old man arrested has since been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

“Our enquiries continue and I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this tragic event, or captured dash cam footage, to contact us. Please call 101, quoting reference number 1545 of 05/06/20.”

Belfast Telegraph