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Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Child taken to hospital after being hit by car in Belfast

A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in West Belfast.

It happened on the Creighton Road on Friday morning and another person has also been taken to hospital.

Councillor in the area, Daniel Baker, said: "My thoughts and prayers are with the young boy and his family. With all my heart I hope he is OK."

An ambulance service spokesman said: "The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 08.43 on Friday February 7 2020 following reports of an RTC at Creighton Road, Dunmurry.

"NIAS dispatched one Emergency crew two Doctors and two Rapid Response Paramedics to the scene. Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, two patients were taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast."

PSNI spokesman said that the road was closed at the junction with the the Stewartstown Road.

It has since reopened.

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