Northern Ireland

Man dies after being hit by car in west Belfast

accident scene
Image caption The man was knocked down by a car on Finaghy Road North

An 87-year-old man has died after being knocked down by a car in west Belfast on Saturday evening.

Sean Gregory, who was from the area, was struck by the car on Finaghy Road North at about 1925 GMT.

Attempts were made to resuscitate him at the scene. He was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital, but died a few hours later.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the accident to contact them.