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Pedestrian in hospital after being hit by taxi in Belfast

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with injuries to his head and hip after being hit by a taxi in east Belfast.

The incident happened on Castlereagh Street on Monday morning.

Inspector Sayers said: "The collision, involving a taxi and a man aged in his 20s, was reported to us just before 9am.

“Police attended the scene, along with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. 

"The man was taken to hospital for treatment for a head and hip injury."

The Ambulance Service said it received a call at 8.54am following reports of a road traffic collision on Castlereagh Street.

An emergency crew and one ambulance officer were sent to the scene.

Following treatment at the scene, one patient was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Police have asked anyone who witnessed the incident or who captured it on dash came to call 101 quoting reference number 229 of 11/02/19.

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