Northern Ireland

Poleglass: Teenage boy critical after west Belfast collision

The collision happened on the Brian's Well Road in west Belfast Image copyright PAcemaker
Image caption The collision happened on the Brian's Well Road in west Belfast

A teenage boy is critically ill in hospital after a collision involving a lorry and a bicycle in Poleglass, County Antrim.

He was cycling on the Brian's Well Road in west Belfast on Monday afternoon when he was knocked down.

The Belfast Health Trust confirmed that a boy, who is being treated at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital, was in a critical condition.

The Brian's Well Road and Pembrook Loop remain closed with diversions in place.

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Image caption The Brian's Well Road and Pembrook Loop remain closed with diversions in place