Northern Ireland

M2 Belfast: Man dies after five-vehicle crash

Multi-vehicle crash that closed the M2 in Belfast on Sunday 22 July Image copyright Justin Kernoghan

A man has died after a five-vehicle crash on the M2 motorway in north Belfast.

A further three people were taken to hospital following the incident but have since been discharged.

The crash happened on the southbound carriageway near Duncrue at about 15:50 BST.

The Air Ambulance was sent to the scene, along with ambulance, police and fire service crews.

The M2, M3 and a stretch of the M5 were all closed but have since reopened.

The road closures were in place for six hours, causing major traffic disruption across Belfast.